Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

6 Many claim to have unfailing love,    but a faithful person who can find? 7 The righteous lead blameless lives;    blessed are their children after them. 8 When a king sits on his throne to judge,    he winnows out all evil with his eyes.    It is much more difficult to honor a commitment than …

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13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time    is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him;    he refreshes the spirit of his master. 14 Like clouds and wind without rain    is one who boasts of gifts never given.    It is not the messenger’s commitment which satisfies, but his ability to carry it …

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22 Do not those who plot evil go astray?    But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. 23 All hard work brings a profit,    but mere talk leads only to poverty. 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown,    but the folly of fools yields folly.    What will keep a …

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