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

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

Blessings of nurture

Proverbs 12:12-14 The wicked covet the catch of evil men, but the root of the righteous yields fruit. The wicked is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, but the righteous will come through trouble. A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompense of a man’s hands … More Blessings of nurture