There’s a lot of confusion today. Very smart people are acting in ways that are ungentlemanly and unwomanly.
The bravado and arrogance shown betray what they know.
Have you met someone like that? I know you have.
This arrogance and bravado show the difference between a knowledgeable man and a wise man.
What A Knowledgeable Man Does
You’ve met a knowledgeable person before. You can begin to tell one the moment you start to speak with them.
Verbose words flow from their mouths. Cockiness exudes from their pores.
Something within you is repulsed when you met this type of person.
The knowledgeable man shows off through his words and what he knows. He makes it plain as day that he KNOWS what he’s talking about. And he’s not afraid to show it. Read more...
There’s a change that is happening in our culture. It’s not pretty. It’s actually pretty messy.
We’re not standing up for the activities that are priorities.
Photograph by Jim Danvers
We’ve given up control for a few bucks. For comfort.
This has been noticeable in the youth group I work with.
We have students that are on fire and enjoy coming to youth group. They encourage their friends to attend.
Then they get a job. Or join a sports team. Slowly, they stop coming.
Students stop coming because work REQUIRES them to work on Wednesday night. Or they can’t attend a youth event because they CANNOT miss a practice.
It shows that what was once a priority is no longer a priority. They’ve elevated work or practice or friends to a higher place.
Action expresses priorities.
— Mahatma Gandhi Read more...