Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

3 The prudent see danger and take refuge,    but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.    How far in advance are you able to see danger? The prudent person anticipates it from a long way off, and is proactive in taking refuge from it. This applies to life in many ways. When you …

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9 Fools mock at making amends for sin,    but goodwill is found among the upright. 10 Each heart knows its own bitterness,    and no one else can share its joy. 11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed,    but the tent of the upright will flourish.    The fool takes pride in sin, boasting …

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16 Wisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman,    from the wayward woman with her seductive words, 17 who has left the partner of her youth    and ignored the covenant she made before God.    Wisdom enables improvement, but it also affords protection. Two dangers are highlighted in this chapter: “the ways of wicked …

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