All posts tagged: March 15

“Get Wisdom” and Get Informed Ahead of Election Day

Apathy (a-pa-thy, noun): lack of feeling or emotion; impassiveness; lack of interest or concern; indifference. A good word for describing a large chunk of Tasmania’s population who are of voting age and will be expected to scribble on a ballot paper this Saturday.  I’m not going to make any outlandish statements about God smiting human beings who fail to hold a conviction on which party to vote for. Vote whichever way you choose.  But don’t be apathetic about your vote.  I was once.  Not anymore, because I see what a difference it makes to the way we live in this lovely little state, girt by sea. With years come wisdom. Proverbs 4:5-7 speaks of wisdom (and, might I add, she’s personified as a woman!): “Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or swerve from them.  Do not forsake wisdom and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.  Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom.  Though it cost all you have, get understanding.” King Solomon is believed to have written …