Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

9 In their hearts humans plan their course,    but the Lord establishes their steps. 10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle,    and his mouth does not betray justice.    The philosopher Epictetus is best known for saying “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react that matters.” Yet nearly one …

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15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched,    but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. 16 Better a little with the fear of the Lord    than great wealth with turmoil. 17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love    than a fattened calf with hatred.  When it comes to happiness, perspective is more …

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