(Proverbs 1:5 KJV) A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
As I continue to get older I can tell that I am going down hill. I am doing well for my age. I am not sure if my mind is still undull, but I am at least aware that I don’t know as much as I used to. This verse reminds us that we can always learn and add to our pool of wisdom and knowledge. That applies whether we are young, fresh and in an advanced Ph.D. program or whether we are having trouble remembering where we parked our car. We can “hear” (8085) and “increase” (3254).
I guess at my age I should rejoice that there is so much more to learn than when I was at my sharpest. It is like reading an old book that we have read before. The story can still be fresh and uplifting.
So? Learn something today. Practice a new song or relearn an old one. Keep moving down that road. I remind myself I am not only preparing myself to vote because there is an election coming but preparing myself for eternity because there is an election coming.