Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

5 let the wise listen and add to their learning,    and let the discerning get guidance— 6 for understanding proverbs and parables,    the sayings and riddles of the wise. 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,    but fools despise wisdom and instruction.    Wisdom is the ability to make good decisions, …

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[12 Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men,    from men whose words are perverse…] 15 whose paths are crooked    and who are devious in their ways.    The crooked path is exhausting, constantly winding back and forth with little progress made. So it is with the wicked, whose lives are unnecessarily complicated. …

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[20 My son, keep your father’s command    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching…] 22 When you walk, they will guide you;    when you sleep, they will watch over you;    when you awake, they will speak to you. 23 For this command is a lamp,    this teaching is a light, and correction and instruction    are …

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