We often associate owls with wisdom and sagacity. This link goes back at least as far as Ancient Greece, where Athens, noted for art and scholarship, and Athena, Athens' patron goddess and the goddess of wisdom, had the owl as a symbol. In many other cultures, owls represent wisdom and knowledge because their nocturnal vigilance is associated with that of the studious scholar or wise elder. Some Native American cultures link owls with supernatural knowledge and divination.

Wisdom plays a huge role in the Bible, in God’s creation and his instructions to people through the ages. The book of Proverbs is literally saturated in God’s wisdom conveyed to us largely through Solomon, who God called the wisest man who ever lived. Wisdom belongs to God and was there at creation… The Lord formed me (wisdom) from the beginning, before he created anything else. I was the architect at his side. I was his constant delight, rejoicing always in his presence – and how happy I was with what he created – his wide world and all the human family! Proverbs 8:22,30-31

Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge over pure gold.  For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies.  Nothing you desire can be compared with it. Proverbs 8:10-11

We pursue brains, brawn, beauty, and bucks above all else - sort of assuming wisdom to be the byproduct of the process of life and aging. I don’t think so - it takes effort and focused purpose… Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding.  Cry out for insight and understanding.   Search for them as you would for lost money or hidden treasure. Proverbs 2:2-4   

That doesn’t sound much like a casual enterprise to me. His wisdom is available to those who recognize they need it… If you need wisdom-if you want to know what God wants you to do - ask him, and he will gladly tell you.  He will not resent your asking. James 1:5   

If wisdom informed God in creating the universe and he wants to give it to you, why would a sane person refuse such an offer?



BBQ forks
Channel lock pliers
Butter knife
Hedge trimmer blade
Lawn mower blade
Brass tarp grommets
Adjustable end wrench

Fabricated one of a kind.

77" H x 42" L

Bend, Oregon

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