The Bible in a Year with Fr. Mike Schmitz – Day 153: The Decline of Solomon. Today, as we hear about the decline of Solomon, Fr. Mike points out how the consequences of our decisions can have ramifications far beyond ourselves. The readings are 1 Kings 11, Ecclesiastes 10-12, and Psalm 9. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion is advised.