Peace deposits

Proverbs 16:8,11 Better is a little with righteousness, than vast revenues without justice. Honest weights and scales are the Lord’s; all the weights in the bag are His work. Leader, across the world unjust dealings by leaders are being exposed and their downfall, as well as the hurt they cause others, published for all to … More Peace deposits

Pause, think, speak

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Leader, how many times do we say things in the heat of a moment and then wish we could press the delete button afterwards for all the good that it did? I bless you with the strength of character and discernment to … More Pause, think, speak

Be a gatherer

Proverbs 19:2,8 Also it is not good for a soul to be without knowledge, and he sins who hastens with his feet. He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will find good. Leader, I bless you with continuing to grow in excellence in your field of expertise and in taking delight in learning about and from others. I … More Be a gatherer

Chew carefully

Proverbs 18:1,13 A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; he rages against all wise judgment. He who answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him. Leader, I bless you with the resolve to not shy away from others’ counsel, even when unsolicited. I bless you with wisdom to not see … More Chew carefully

Culture of honour

Proverbs 17:4,9 An evildoer gives heed to false lips; a liar listens eagerly to a spiteful tongue. He who covers a transgression seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates friends. Leader, I bless you with raising the bar of what you allow yourself to listen to and what you allow to be discussed when you … More Culture of honour

Increased by humility

Proverbs 16:18-19 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Better to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud. Leader, the puffing up of one’s own ego suffocates any sense of proportion, the value of others, and fresh and wise direction. I bless you with constructive engagements … More Increased by humility

Relinquish and reign

Proverbs 16:2-3 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits. Commit your works to the Lord, and your thoughts will be established. Leader, I bless you with never being so attached to your own understanding and ideas, that it disallows any other perspective from improving yours. I bless you with being especially … More Relinquish and reign

Heart conscious

Proverbs 14:30 A sound heart is life to the body, but envy is rottenness to the bones. Leader, another verse in Proverbs counsels that we are to guard our hearts because from it flows the issues of life. Even popular wisdom draws parallels between what exists in our hearts – what we think and believe … More Heart conscious