No matter where you grew up, I am willing to bet that you have heard many wise sayings and proverbs, especially from older people. If you are also anything like me, when you were growing up, you had no idea what many of those sayings meant.
For me, growing up in Jamaica, I heard many of them. One that my mother used to tell me all the time is “chicken merry, hawk deh near!”. Which literally meant that we should stop acting like little chickens playing around like danger is not close by, rather we should pay attention because danger is imminent and is going to cause someone to hurt.
In this week’s installment in the story of Daniel, we will be talking about a famous saying “the handwriting is on the wall”, and why that is as relevant today’s as it was for Daniel 2500 years ago.