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Proverbs 1:20-21 Wisdom cries out in the street; in the squares she raises her voice. At the busiest corner she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks.
I had never once felt my life was under direct threat from anything, much less a years-long armed conflict raging at my doorstep. What right did I have to tell people who experience this daily reality how to conduct themselves? Now, anytime I have the opportunity to go out and seek wisdom in the streets and from the people who live in them, I take that wisdom as a blessing from God.
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