A heart that knows there is but one priority around which to order all of our days… …seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness…. That is what life is meant to do for us. How do I spend the time I have left? I know with complete certainty that my double digits does not guarantee that I know it all. The work of our hands, establish thou it; and, in order to that, establish us in it. I ignored the passing years and downplayed the time spent apart. And his slip—cost him his entrance into the Promised Land.
The needle of every compass has so pointed since the secret was discovered, and he has not to ask when he is already so sure. We never can cut off our past and leave it behind us; its consequences will always follow us and cling to us and live in us. There are days in some lives—that add nothing to life's treasures, and that leave nothing in the world which will make it better or richer. חָכְמָֽה׃ ḥāḵ·māh Noun - feminine singular Wisdom 12 Number our days. Fascinating anthropological study of a group of aged Jewish people.
Seize the opportunities God has given you. Also, she's an anthropologist and I felt like sometimes she quoted other anthropologists without enough support for those of us who don't know anything about anthropology. My God will redeem my time with my dad and my entire family … and not only my time, but yours, too. Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom. I went into this book, which I had to read for a Barbara Myerhoff creates a wonderful picture of the treatment of elderly people in our society.
Where did the years go? The second, though he had less, did the same thing. What helps you to live each day to the fullest? Now, here I am, fifty-five and living to tell about it. Apply our hearts unto wisdom. Men can number their herds and droves of oxen and of sheep, they can estimate the revenues of their manors and farms, they can with a little pains number and tell their coins, and yet they are persuaded that their days are infinite and innumerable and therefore do never begin to number them. It would be a sufficient balance to former griefs.
That's why I could never make a lot of money. Did it bring you nearer to God? An Italian philosopher expressed in his motto that time was his estate; an estate, indeed, that will produce nothing without cultivation, but will always abundantly repay the labours of industry, and satisfy the most extensive desires, if no part of it be suffered to lie waste by negligence, to be overrun by noxious plants, or laid out for show rather than for use. Highly trusted slaves had a virtual free hand within prescribed areas of responsibility while the owner was at home. Let me know how fleeting my life is. Are you carrying hurts and scars from its experiences? But merely to have to rub it off at the setting of the sun, leaving in it nothing but a story of idleness, uselessness, selfishness, and lost opportunities, is a sad numbering! The tale is a poignant one, funny and often wise, with implications for all of us about the importance of ritual, the agonies of aging, and the indomitable human spirit. So teach us to consider our mortality, so that we might live wisely.
But that will not make you gentle. So teach us to number our days, that we may present a heart of wisdom. There is another way of getting a heart of wisdom, from the passing days. We would talk about how important it is to learn how to number our own days, and how to teach others how to number theirs as well. Why do people not think of the sin of wasting life? So teach us to number our days. By age 55, the time is 7:24.
Description: 1 videodisc 29 min. Some people keep diaries and put down everything they do—where they go, what they see, whom they meet, the books they read. When we celebrate our birthdays, we always count the number of years we are marking, the truth of the matter is, that number of years we are marking had been taking away from the number of days we were given on earth, hence it not worth much celebration, at least not in the way majority of us do it. So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom. Or did the sorrow hurt you, leaving your peace broken, your trust in God impaired, your spirit vexed and troubled? So nothing beautiful that faded or vanished in our past year—is really lost to us. They were at the gate—and were about to be led into possession. What would we do—that we have not done? So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
There were so many lessons to learn about how to age vibrantly; this would be a great book to read with a book group, resharing the lines, stories, lessons, that most moved or struck you. Of the same kind is prodigality of life: he that hopes to look back hereafter with satisfaction upon past years, must learn to know the present value of single minutes, and endeavour to let no particle of time fall useless to the ground. You should not suggest in any way that The High Calling or Theology of Work endorses you or your use of the work. So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom. Go into our churchyards -- all ages speak to all ranks.
An ethnography of an old-age Jewish community in California around 1975. One day, He would say time up! Some people seem to live much in this way. Would Moses have thee reveal to every man the moment of his end? But I guess humans need hard lessons because we are so foolish. So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. At age 45, the time is 5:15. This ninetieth Psalm is called a prayer of Moses.