The Curse of Wisdom
You’ve heard the saying “Be careful what you wish for.” Many times, people desire good, wonderful things without every considering the responsibility that accompanies them. We may wish for more money, but with that comes the potential for greed, wasteful spending, or exploitation from others. We may wish for a huge, growing ministry, but with that comes the potential of being in the public eye, openly criticized, or overwhelmed with stress. The same is true for the amazing gift of wisdom. We should be aware of everything else it may bring us.
A lot of people desire to be wise and discerning. Many of us want to have the kind of wisdom that enables us to see things ahead of our time; to discern what will happen when everybody else cannot yet see it.
No doubt, that is a very good gift. However, it comes with tremendous challenges, pain, and suffering. Read More…