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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15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded,    and a gentle tongue can break a bone. 16 If you find honey, eat just enough—    too much of it, and you will vomit. 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house—    too much of you, and they will hate you.    In dealing with superiors, sometimes …

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