Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden,    but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both. 4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,    but who can stand before jealousy?    Nobody carries stones and sand further than they have to, but many of us have carried past provocations around for years. Emotional burdens weigh us …

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13 Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper,    but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy. 14 Blessed is the one who always trembles before God,    but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble.    It takes a lot of effort to conceal sin, and as lies and excuses accumulate so does the …

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