Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

1 A good name is more desirable than great riches;    to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. 2 Rich and poor have this in common:    The Lord is the Maker of them all.    Quality of life and standard of living are not the same thing. Wealth determines standard of living, but quality …

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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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4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart—    the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin. 5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit    as surely as haste leads to poverty. 6 A fortune made by a lying tongue    is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.    Haughtiness and pride are defects of character, which …

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