A vast spectacle of road flares, for example, will not successfully warn drivers who remain apathetic (let alone ignorant) of what is observed. Although fascinating to some, such signs aren’t there to look pretty—yet to caution of what lies ahead.
Balaam, not being able to directly curse the Israelites, had a devious plan to bring the Moabite daughters to weaken the strength of the mighty camp. This plague was so efficient it took down even priestly leadership.
Often enough we are quick to pursue lifestyles which conclude in frivolous nonsense. External noises, anxious to diverge its attention, break upon the internal realms of countless souls for the greatest impact.
In reflection, have discerned the Father’s ways to be too upright for commonality–specifically the superficial, senseless routines today. His precepts require a sobering and consistent holiness… a diligent, steadfast strength which perseveres through dire circumstances.