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Recieving Wisdom

...you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance; and let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing. If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you. But ask in faith, never doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind; for the doubter, being double-minded and unstable in every way, must not expect to receive anything from the Lord. (James 1:3-7)
This verse has kept coming into my mind repeatedly of late. My attention keeps being drawn to the specific words highlighted above as key to understanding, appreciating and most importantly experiencing the promise embedded in this passage of receiving wisdom.
Do I need more wisdom? That's a given and hardly needs expressing. But then again, expression is a form of admission which is an important part of deepening a relationship through honesty. Without getting real …