Patching Cracks

The book of Proverbs, in the Old Testament, is a collection of sayings used by ancient Jews for instruction. Some proverbs sound a little like fortune cookie sayings, but they are packed with a great deal of wisdom and applied knowledge, based on timeless and eternal principles. There are a pair of proverbs that appear in chapter 21 that resonate with many men: “Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.” and “Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” It would be easy to read these and just dismiss them as a sarcastic swipe at...

 
 
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