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When we are left in the rain of displeasure…

what then to measure, what then to measure?

A time for cowards, a time for lies,

a day unlike any other day on this Earth,

a time held high, a day less true…

a time unlike any time for man’s worth.

When we are left in the rain of displeasure…

what then to measure, what then to measure?

A time for hate, a time for plight,

these are the days to linger through man’s night,

a time for loss, a time for blight…

these are the days blinding those of their sight.

When we are left in the rain of displeasure…

what then to measure, what then to measure?

A time for sorrow, a time to wail,

this is the end of days to come, birthing pains,

a time for evil, a time to cry…

this starts the end of days- a loss to man’s gains.

When we are left in the rain of displeasure…

what then to measure, what then to measure?

This is but 'birthing pains' to the day we avail ourselves to- the end of days is upon us!

This is but ‘birthing pains’ to the day we avail ourselves to- the end of days is upon us!

I find it especially ironic, where after completing this piece, to learn of the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of legalizing gay marriage nationwide. I will hold and maintain the viewpoint there will be things man says are legal and right and there are things God says are legal and right. Should there ever come the time these are in opposition to one another, I shall uphold the values God says I should have for myself (without judging others for their choice) and shall not look back. The day has come when: we shall talk of peace… and see hate (being desensitized to it), speak of tolerance… and see none and strive toward the days of the Temple being rebuilt (in Israel)… for the practice of sacrifice once again.

Proverbs 14:12 KJV

http://www.biblestudytools.com/kjv/proverbs/14-12.html

12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

[… there is a way that seemeth right to a man…]

When it comes to wisdom… there is the wisdom of man (call it practical or not) and the wisdom of God (call this the better of the two). See an abstract from this source below.

WISDOM: The emphasis of this material subdivides into two rubrics, one emphasizing the theological problems of life, such as the suffering of the innocent (Job) and the meaning of life (Ecclesiastes). Scholars sometimes call this rubric higher or reflective wisdom. The other rubric is much more practical (Proverbs), and deals with the issues that touch the individual’s life, such as personal industry, integrity, sexual purity, and family relations. This subcategory is sometimes called lower or practical wisdom.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole [duty] of man.

Fear God–The antidote to following creature idols, and “vanities,” whether self-righteousness ( Ecclesiastes 7:16 Ecclesiastes 7:18 ), or wicked oppression and other evils ( Ecclesiastes 8:12 Ecclesiastes 8:13 ), or mad mirth ( Ecclesiastes 2:2 , 7:2-5 ), or self-mortifying avarice ( Ecclesiastes 8:13 Ecclesiastes 8:17 ), or youth spent without God ( Ecclesiastes 11:9 , 12:1 ).

[The abstract below is found here.]

For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, “Peace and safety!” then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labor pains upon a pregnant woman. And they shall not escape. But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief. You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.

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