A Verse for Writers and Other Artists

As I plunge headlong through a jam-packed, stress-heavy workday, I am reminded of a Scripture verse I found quoted recently in a devotional… Ecclesiastes 38:24:

The wisdom of the scribe cometh by his time of leisure and he that is less in action shall receive wisdom.

 

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” called Through a Screen Darkly, and a four-volume series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread, which includes Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast. Jeffrey is a contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine, and he writes about art, faith, and culture for Image, Filmwell, and his own website, LookingCloser.org. His work has also appeared in Paste, Relevant, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today (where he was a film columnist and critic for almost a decade). He lives in Shoreline, Washington. Visit him on Facebook at facebook.com/jeffreyoverstreethq.

  • prolificdesign

    Ecclesiastes 38:25 really touched me today thank you for reminding me that wisdom is poured out through us only when we take time… and rest in Jesus.
    I needed to hear these words today
    Thanks!
    p.s. Phil 1:20-21


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