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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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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8 Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity,    and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.    Just as weeds choke out a garden’s productivity, injustice keeps a life from flourishing. Nobody intentionally plants weeds in their own garden, but many fools go around sabotaging themselves. Injustice may begin small, a little bending of the …

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