If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
This society in which we live is radically changing. What previous generations saw as evil is now embraced as being good. It is a dangerous and slippery slope upon which we stand when we reject what Solomon called the beginning of wisdom – the fear of God.
Experience – the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
What could be more lonely than to be enveloped in silence, to be the last of your people to speak your native tongue, to have no way to pass on the wisdom of the elders, to anticipate the promise of the children. This tragic fate is indeed the plight of someone somewhere roughly every two weeks.