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Proverbs 7-Keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you

Proverbs 7 says, "My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; bind them on your fingers write them on the tablet of your heart. Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call insight your intimate friend..."

I'm grateful that I have made it through bad decisions and mistakes. Today, I know the right way. Yes, I lived through hard lessons -- lessons of having no wisdom or insight. I was blind, but now I see. I see more clearly now, because I understand what some of what Proverbs 7 is saying, which is when we keep close to God's commandments and teachings, no everything will not line up perfectly, however, wisdom will help us better navigate the dirty waters of life. I know that to be a fact of life and of my life.

Consequently, I want to call wisdom my sister and insight my friend. I want to live my life learning through God's Word and treasured commandments. I am better off that way, because nothing else has worked for me. Sure I will stumble and may even fall,  but that doesn't mean I will stay down. It just means I am learning even more about life and my life. And another thing: those stumbles or falls won't be as bad as they've been before.

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