A tree in water
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Reflection

“The quiet whispers of the wise are more to be heeded than the shouts of the rulers of fools.” Ecclesiastes 9:17

The above verse is attributed to King Solomon, ruler over Israel until 931 BCE. He has been heralded as the wisest person that ever lived. At some point, he authored the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. Much of the book centers on the meaningless of life and human endeavor. It…