Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals,    but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel. 11 Those who work their land will have abundant food,    but those who chase fantasies have no sense. 12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers,    but the root of the righteous endures.    The righteous …

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20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,    but those who promote peace have joy. 21 No harm overtakes the righteous,    but the wicked have their fill of trouble.    Happiness begins in the heart. Standard of living may be determined by what a person has on the outside, but quality of …

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23 The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent,    and their lips promote instruction. 24 Gracious words are a honeycomb,    sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. 25 There is a way that appears to be right,    but in the end it leads to death.    The way to cultivate virtue is …

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