Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

11 For through wisdom your days will be many,    and years will be added to your life.    It is through wisdom that self-destructive habits are overcome, temptation is avoided, and virtue conquers vice. How often do you factor your future self into your present decisions? The fool, living only in the moment, has no …

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16 For they cannot rest until they do evil;    they are robbed of sleep till they make someone stumble. 17 They eat the bread of wickedness    and drink the wine of violence.    The path of the wicked promises freedom from moral constraints, the thrill of risk, and the opportunity to do whatever you want …

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15 Laziness brings on deep sleep,    and the shiftless go hungry. 16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life,    but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.    Sloth begins with laziness, but it ends with hunger. We can all be lazy from time to time, but be careful not to let it become a …

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