Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

18 Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips    and spreads slander is a fool.    Hatred is a powerful force, but that does not render it immoral. Wisdom herself, as personified in chapter 8, “hate[s] pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.”  The question here is not whether we ought to hate, but rather what …

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19 By wisdom the Lord laid the earth’s foundations,    by understanding he set the heavens in place; 20 by his knowledge the watery depths were divided,    and the clouds let drop the dew.    Wisdom is far more than a means of navigating through life, it is the agency by which the universe was established. …

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