October 14, 2012, First Reading

The Book of Wisdom   7: 7-11

7:7 Because of this, I chose, and understanding was given to me; and I prayed, and the spirit of wisdom came to me;
7:8 and I placed her before kingdoms and thrones, and I considered riches nothing in comparison with her.
7:9 Neither did I compare to her a precious stone, for all gold in comparison with her is like a little sand, and silver, in view of her, will be valued as if dirt.
7:10 I loved her above health and beauty, and I placed having her before light, for her light is unfailing.
7:11 Yet all good things came to me together with her, and innumerable honors by her hand;


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