Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

7 The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom.    Though it cost all you have, get understanding. 8 Cherish her, and she will exalt you;    embrace her, and she will honor you. 9 She will give you a garland to grace your head    and present you with a glorious crown.  Wisdom does not come naturally, …

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8 A person is praised according to their prudence,    and one with a warped mind is despised. 9 Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant    than pretend to be somebody and have no food.    The prudent person factors future outcomes into present decisions. He is always thinking ahead, carefully choosing the …

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13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,    but whoever respects a command is rewarded. 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,    turning a person from the snares of death.    What is the cost of defiance? You may not agree with something you’ve been told to do, but is it …

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