Wisdom 2: 12. 17-20

The righteous person is characterised by gentleness and patience, but is constantly challenged and persecuted by the ‘godless’


James 3: 16-4.3

True Christian wisdom is dedicated to serving others and working for peace.  The writer urges us to pursue wisdom rather that fame and wealth.


Mark 9: 30-37

Jesus uses a small child as a benchmark of leadership and service.  For whoever welcomes venerable and powerless people welcomes Christ himself.