Wisdom Our heavenly Mother

Excerpt from Jamaica’s National Anthem “ Grant true wisdom from above.”
James 3:17
But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.
She is the woman who will appear in Revelation Chapter 12 v 1-2 1A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; 2and she was with child; and she cried out, being in labor and in pain to give birth.…
Our Jerusalem Mother said she would go into labour again until Christ be formed .
Galatians 4 19My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,
Galatians 4 26But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother
We have a heavenly Mother. She is called Wisdom, Abba, Jerusalem above and Zion.

Proverbs 4:7-13

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her.

She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.

I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths.

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
Proverbs 3:13-19
[13] Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, [14] for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. [15] She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. [16] Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. [17] Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. [18] She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed. [19] By wisdom the LORD laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place”.
Proverbs 8
“[1] Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice? [2] On the heights along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand; [3] beside the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud: [4] “To you, O men, I call out; I raise my voice to all mankind. [5] You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, gain understanding. [6] Listen, for I have worthy things to say; I open my lips to speak what is right. [7] My mouth speaks what is true, for my lips detest wickedness. [8] All the words of my mouth are just; none of them is crooked or perverse. [9] To the discerning all of them are right; they are faultless to those who have knowledge. [10] Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold, [11] for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her. [12] “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion. [13] To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. [14] Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have understanding and power. [15] By me kings reign and rulers make laws that are just; [16] by me princes govern, and all nobles who rule on earth.* [17] I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me. [18] With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity. [19] My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver. [20] I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice, [21] bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasuries full. [22] “The LORD brought me forth as the first of his works,** before his deeds of old; [23] I was appointed* from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began. [24] When there were no oceans, I was given birth, when there were no springs abounding with water; [25] before the mountains were settled in place, before the hills, I was given birth, [26] before he made the earth or its fields or any of the dust of the world. [27] I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep, [28] when he established the clouds above and fixed securely the fountains of the deep, [29] when he gave the sea its boundary so the waters would not overstep his command, and when he marked out the foundations of the earth. [30] Then I was the craftsman at his side. I was filled with delight day after day, rejoicing always in his presence, [31] rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind. [32] “Now then, my sons, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways. [33] Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it. [34] Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway. [35] For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the LORD. [36] But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death.”
Wisdom of Solomon 6:12-20, The Apocrypha and the Catholic Bible
“[12] Wisdom is radiant and unfading, and she is easily discerned by those who love her, and is found by those who seek her. [13] She hastens to make herself known to those who desire her. [14] He who rises early to seek her will have no difficulty, for he will find her sitting at his gates. [15] To fix one’s thought on her is perfect understanding, and he who is vigilant on her account will soon be free from care, [16] because she goes about seeking those worthy of her, and she graciously appears to them in their paths, and meets them in every thought. [17] The beginning of wisdom is the most sincere desire for instruction, and concern for instruction is love of her, [18] and love of her is keeping her laws, and giving heed to her laws is assurance of immortality, [19] and immortality brings one near to God; [20] so the desire for wisdom leads to a kingdom.”
Wisdom of Solomon 7:7-14, 21-30.
“[7] Therefore I prayed, and understanding was given to me; I called upon God and the spirit of wisdom came to me. [8] I preferred her to scepters and thrones, and I accounted wealth as nothing in comparison to her. [9] Neither did I liken her to any priceless gem, because all gold is but a little sand in her sight, and silver will be accounted as clay before her. [10] I loved her more than health and beauty, and I chose to have her rather than light, because her radiance never ceases. [11] All good things came to me along with her, and in her hands is uncounted wealth. [12] I rejoiced in them all, because wisdom leads them; but I did not know that she was their mother. [13] I learned without guile and I impart without grudging; I do not hide her wealth, [14] for it is an unfailing treasure for men; those who get it obtain friendship from God, commended for the gifts that come from instruction. [21] I learned both what is secret and what is manifest, [22] for wisdom, the fashioner of all things, taught me. For in her there is a spirit that is intelligent, holy, unique, manifold, subtle, mobile, clear, unpolluted, distinct, invulnerable, loving the good, keen, irresistible, [23] beneficent, humane, steadfast, sure, free from anxiety, all-powerful, overseeing all, and penetrating through all spirits that are intelligent and pure and most subtle. [24] For wisdom is more mobile than any motion; and because of her pureness she pervades and penetrates all things. [25] For she is the breath of the power of God, and a pure emanation of the glory of the Almighty; therefore nothing defiled gains entrance into her. [26] For she is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness. [27] Though she is but one she can do all things, and while remaining in herself, she renews all things; in every generation she passes into holy souls and makes them friends of God and prophets; [28] for God loves nothing so much as the man who lives with wisdom. [29] For she is more beautiful than the sun, and excels every constellation of the stars. Compared with the light she is found to be superior, for it is succeeded by the night, but against wisdom evil does not prevail”.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:3,4,17,18,21.
“[3] She glorifies her noble birth by living with God, and the Lord of all loves her. [4] For she is an initiate in the knowledge of God, and an associate in his works. [17] When I considered these things inwardly, and thought upon them in my mind, that in kinship with wisdom there is immortality, [18] and in friendship with her, pure delight, and in labors of her hands, unfailing wealth, and in the experience of her company, understanding, and renown in sharing her words, I went about seeking how to get her for myself. [21] But I perceived that I would not possess wisdom unless God gave her to me— and it was a mark of insight to know whose gift she was— so I appealed to the Lord and besought him, and with my whole heart I said:”
Wisdom of Solomon 9:9,10,13-18.
“[9] With thee is wisdom, who knows thy works and was present when thou didst make the world, and who understands what is pleasing in thy sight and what is right according to thy commandments. [10] Send her forth from the holy heavens, and from the throne of thy glory send her, that she may be with me and toil, and that I may learn what is pleasing with thee. [13] For what man can learn the counsel of God? Or who can discern what the Lord wills? [14] For the reasoning of mortals is worthless, and our designs are likely to fail, [15] for a perishable body weighs down the soul, and this earthly tent burdens the thoughtful mind. [16] We can hardly guess at what is on earth, and what is at hand we find with labor, but who has traced out what is in the heavens? [17] Who has learned thy counsel, unless thou hast given wisdom and sent thy holy spirit from on high? [18] And thus the paths of those on earth were set right, and men were taught what pleases thee, and were saved by wisdom.”
Sirach.1
[1] All wisdom comes from the Lord and is with him for ever.
[2] The sand of the sea, the drops of rain, and the days of eternity — who can count them?
[3] The height of heaven, the breadth of the earth, the abyss, and wisdom — who can search them out?
[4] Wisdom was created before all things, and prudent understanding from eternity.
[5] The root of wisdom — to whom has it been revealed? Her clever devices — who knows them?
[6] There is One who is wise, greatly to be feared, sitting upon his throne.
[7] The Lord himself created wisdom; he saw her and apportioned her, he poured her out upon all his works.
[8] She dwells with all flesh according to his gift, and he supplied her to those who love him.
[9] The fear of the Lord is glory and exultation, and gladness and a crown of rejoicing.
[10] The fear of the Lord delights the heart, and gives gladness and joy and long life.
[11] With him who fears the Lord it will go well at the end; on the day of his death he will be blessed.
[12] To fear the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; she is created with the faithful in the womb.
[13] She made among men an eternal foundation, and among their descendants she will be trusted.
[14] To fear the Lord is wisdom’s full measure; she satisfies men with her fruits;
[15] she fills their whole house with desirable goods, and their storehouses with her produce.
[16] The fear of the Lord is the crown of wisdom, making peace and perfect health to flourish.
[17] He saw her and apportioned her; he rained down knowledge and discerning comprehension, and he exalted the glory of those who held her fast.
[18] To fear the Lord is the root of wisdom, and her branches are long life.

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