The foolishness of the world

The created wisdom of the world is utter foolishness in comparison to the perfect, uncreated wisdom of God.

Pray for wisdom

“God of our ancestors, Lord of mercy, who by Your word have made all things and in Your wisdom have fitted man to rule the creatures that have come from You, to govern the world in holiness and justice and in honesty of soul to wield authority, grant me Wisdom, consort of Your throne, and do not reject me from the number of Your children. For I am Your servant, son of Your serving maid, a feeble man, with little time to live, with small understanding of justice and the laws. Indeed, were Continue reading “Pray for wisdom”

Wisdom and the Father

“The father of the world, the first being to be fashioned, created alone, he had her for his protector and she delivered him from his fault; she gave him the strength to subjugate all things. But when a sinner in his wrath deserted her, he perished in his fratricidal fury. When because of him the earth was drowned, it was Wisdom again who saved it, piloting the virtuous man on a paltry piece Continue reading “Wisdom and the Father”