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1 Corinthians 3:18-19 Do not deceive yourselves. If you think that you are wise in this age, you should become fools so that you may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.
What does it mean to become fools? What does foolishness in God’s eyes look like? I suspect it means that we are teachable, humble, and open to new ideas. It means we admit that we don’t know all the answers. To become fools so we become wise means that we open ourselves to that which God wants to do in and through us. The wisdom we seek, the wisdom the world actually needs, is the wisdom of humility, patience, and an open heart and mind.
Today the Church remembers James Otis Sargent Huntington, Priest and Monk, 1935.