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BURNIN’ DAYLIGHT

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

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The proverb for the basis of this discussion reminds me of the John Wayne movie, “The Cowboys,” where he shouted the now-famous lines: 
        “Hurry it up. We’re burnin’ daylight!”

He had to get his cattle to auction, but he had no help. He ended up hiring on a bunch of young boys to help him move the cows. It is at once, a coming-of-age, and heroic-journey story.

He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely,
But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.                (Pro. 10:5)

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