“A wise man will hear and increase learning, and a man of understanding will attain wise counsel” (Prov 1:5).
It is a mark of wisdom to listen attentively rather than try to dominate conversation. It is the meditations of the heart that will adhere to the soul. Only then will wisdom become a part of you. Otherwise, the information will merely pass through the head and become information used to impress others, Questions asked reveal interest. It is wise to be aware that there is much to be learned in light of the little that is known. The disciple will seek out wisdom where it may be found. Then there can be a foundation upon which more truth can be based. ”For whoever has, to him more will be given; and whoever does not have, even what he seems to have will be taken from him” (Lk 8:18). The learner is wise enough to learn. The fool is content with what he thinks he already knows. Listen well with an open heart to truth, and the Spirit of God will give you understanding.