Four Things Necessary for Seeking Wisdom (Wed. March 17)

The word of the day is “seek .”  We would like to think that gaining spiritual understanding comes from the sudden unveiling of a revelation, a quick flash of insight.  But our reading of Provers 2:1-22 teaches us we must search diligently for wisdom.  And it assures us that this earnest search will be rewarded.  Solomon writes, “If you seek perception with a strong voice, and if you seek her as silver and search for her as treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God” (OSB vs. 4-5).  What, then,  is necessary for our search? Knowing What We Seek When we search for something, we need to know what we are looking…