Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;    I possess knowledge and discretion. 13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil;    I hate pride and arrogance,    evil behavior and perverse speech. 14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine;    I have insight, I have power.    There are many the world considers wise, yet their plans …

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11 For through wisdom your days will be many,    and years will be added to your life.    It is through wisdom that self-destructive habits are overcome, temptation is avoided, and virtue conquers vice. How often do you factor your future self into your present decisions? The fool, living only in the moment, has no …

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10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals,    but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel. 11 Those who work their land will have abundant food,    but those who chase fantasies have no sense. 12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers,    but the root of the righteous endures.    The righteous …

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9 The light of the righteous shines brightly,    but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. 10 Where there is strife, there is pride,    but wisdom is found in those who take advice.    The light of the righteous is like daylight; illuminating both good and bad, enabling some things to grow and others …

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