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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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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