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Wisdom’s Trails

Where lieth the true essence of wisdom.

Does it just accompany the chronology of age

Simply because the years turn into decades of life.

Is it found through one existence defining experience

Or amid the multitude of challenges encountered during

The phases shaping the course of our fragile mortality.

 

Is it manifest in considered circumspection, probably

Applied in varying degrees to ensuing circumstance and events.

Is it the unique province of a few who then impart it wisely

As revered sages to the expectant seeking its solemn direction.

Or is it a derivative of the collective thoughts, then spoken, or woven

Into bound volumes of scholarly accounts for the edification of many.

 

Could it be, that it is encountered in the calm solitude of the walk

Through the parks and gardens of contemplation, or arises from

Deep within the routine of the communing with the supreme being.

Possibly, it may reveal itself in one of or a combination of these.

Yet, the one who finds wisdom should guard it utmost jealously

For in its midst, is contained the invaluable compass to navigate life.

 

Thus, irrespective of where its imprints are encountered,

When indeed in its time, it attends to your discernment

And commands by its very stature one’s rapt attention

Court it fully, and abide wholeheartedly by its doctrines.

With astuteness, hold firm to its priceless undeniable virtues

To guide your judgement, utterances and all undertakings.

That its essence, may steadfastly illuminate your course

With its sagacious attributes to your enduring benefit.

 

YemilBenjoy ©

 

 

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The Essence of Existence

Thus what is the true worth of

The travails of human existence …

Nought, but the ultimate inheritance

Of the blessed assurance of everlasting life

Through the perfect and absolute

Redemption of our Lord, Jesus Christ

Without which, no real value is added

To the fragility of this mortality.

Seek ye eternal salvation.

YemilBenjoy  ©

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Move On

Do not castigate yourself endlessly
Nor subject yourself to constant reproach, or
Incessantly scathing personal recrimination,
For, but imperfect is our life journey, and
Blemished certain trails we sometimes pursue.
Yet know ye, that even the stalwart and ramrod
Of disposition are indeed still malleable, but
Shielded with the distinction of determination
Resolve not to disintegrate under the scrutiny, and
Limelight of the flawed existence of mortality.
Rather, cloak thyself with clear and piercing insight
To acknowledge frailties and experiences therefrom.
Arm thyself with the refuge of wisdom, to ensure
That thy perspective is unveiled in assessment
Of the failings that attend within thine existence.
Dwell not on the limitations or infirmities of the mould
Nay, courage most ardently seek, sufficient grace to
Forgive thyself embrace, while nurturing steadfastly the
Peace that elevates the spirit and dissipates confusion,
And with the confidence of maturity acquired through
Lessons, advance beyond the stagnation of shortcomings
To forge onward with confidence and enduring hope.

YemilBenjoy Copyright September 2012

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