A Child of Wisdom

A Child of Wisdom once walked among humankind. Although His words were simple, some people did not understand Him.

He said, “You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they? So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot produce bad fruit, nor can a bad tree produce good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. So then, you will know them by their fruits.”

He also said, “The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the air ate it up. Other seed fell on rocky soil, and as soon as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture. Other seed fell among the thorns; and the thorns grew up with it and choked it out. Other seed fell into the good soil, and grew up, and produced a crop a hundred times as great.” He also often added, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”

Even His close traveling companions wondered about His manner of speaking and its meaning, so they inquired about it. The Child of Wisdom explained that He spoke in this way because the understanding of the mysteries was not granted to all; although they may have ears to hear, they do not understand. He then explained the meaning to His companions.

The Child of Wisdom spoke with simple words, using common examples of Life to explain His simple wisdom. Those that did not understand His wisdom eventually killed Him. However, His words and deeds were recorded for posterity.

An age has passed and many claim to understand the words of the Child of Wisdom, but they do not bear good fruit.

Do you understand?

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She, Wisdom

She, Wisdom, stands in a high place beside the way where paths meet. She lifts up her voice, but few hear her call. The gaze of most fall to the earth, seeking the shiny and sparkling things they treasure.

She, Wisdom, dwells with prudence and finds knowledge and discretion. She hates pride, arrogance, and the perverted mouth; the evil way. She loves those who love her, though. Those who diligently seek her will find her. Her fruit is better than pure gold, and her yield better than the choicest silver.

She, Wisdom, was with the Lord before the acts of creation. She was His delight, and She rejoiced in Him. It was by Wisdom that the Lord created all that is known to humankind. Of Wisdom it is written, “For he who finds me finds life and obtains favor from the Lord. But he who sins against me injures himself; all those who hate me love death.”

Who denies this Goddess, this Lady, what She is due?