Wisdom of Solomon!

Wisdom of Solomon 1:1

Love righteousness, you rulers of the earth,
think of the Lord with uprightness,
and seek him with sincerity of heart.

Wisdom is the last of the Old Testament books to be written.  It sounds amazingly like some of the first of the Old Testament books to be written.  Why?  Because Wisdom doesn't change.  Wisdom was with God at the creation and will be with him at the End (an End we hasten–as the news reminds us–with each day we neglect Wisdom and opt for cleverness instead).  It's an open question whether the rulers of the earth are going to figure out that they need to love righteousness, but it's still an option for us ordinary folk who aren't living and dying by focus groups and the media.  Today, be wise.  Seek the Lord with sincerity of heart.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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