He said, “Son, I’ve made a life out of readin’ people’s faces
And knowin’ what their cards were by the way they held their eyes.
So, if you don’t mind my sayin’, I can see you’re out of aces.
For a taste of your whiskey, I’ll give you some advice.”
The old gambler was just doing what came naturally. He hoped to get free booze, a cigarette and even a match in exchange for erroneous advice. The young gambler didn’t see this one coming. How many listen to advice that will only make their lives worse?
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves.
Be careful as to whom you’re getting advice from.
Think about it.