Of God and Life and Soul
The following quotes of some historical people and verses from the Holy Bible may help guide you to more godly help, found in the Scriptures. It is there you can read, and there, so we may heed the wisdom and power of God as we live and breath the breathe of life - to hopefully be a living soul, alive to God and one another.
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breathe of life; and man became a living soul. - Genesis 2:7
"Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search of it when he has grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul." - Epicurus (341 - 270 BC)
"Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is dream, realize it.
Life is duty, complete it.
Life is game, play it.
Life is promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is song, sing it.
Life is struggle, accept it.
Life is tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it. - Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997)
There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God. - Ecclesiastes 2:24
But he that sinneth against me [wisdom] wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death." - Proverbs 8:36 (KJV)
Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins. - Proverbs 10:12 (KJV)
"Hatred does not cease by hatred,
But only by love; this is the eternal rule." - Gautama Buddha (563 - 483 BC)
"Our headstrong passions shut the door of our souls against God." - Confucius (550 - 478 BC)
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First by reflection, which is noblest; second,by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is bitterest." - Confucius (551 - 479 BC)
Wisdom? Where from? The Scriptures - the is the Holy Bible?
"Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good." - Petrarch (1304 - 1374)
Do we have the wisdom - on our own? Or do we need the wisdom from above to learn to live together?
Perhaps you'll consider the verse that follows.
For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. - 1 Corinthians 14:33 (KJV)
Do we have the good sense to not consider ourselves wise, but to consider the wisdom and power of God, of Jesus, that we may learn to live wisely?
Thank God for all He provides, that we may listen to Jesus, of whom Moses spoke, that we may receive the Holy Spirit and bring glory and praise to Almighty God.