Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

6 Children’s children are a crown to the aged,    and parents are the pride of their children. 7 Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool—    how much worse lying lips to a ruler!    Good parents spend years making sacrifices on behalf of their children, who don’t fully understand what their parents have done …

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9 The generous will themselves be blessed,    for they share their food with the poor.    It is a blessing to be protected from greed and envy, to be content with the things you have. This is what generosity offers: freedom from the anxieties of comparison and consumption. There is a great spiritual danger in …

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