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

20/20 vision

Proverbs 14:15-18 The simple believes every word, but the prudent considers well his steps. A wise man fears and departs from evil, but a fool rages and is self-confident. A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man of wicked intentions is hated. The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. Leader, I … More 20/20 vision

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

Wisdom multiplies

Proverbs 12:8-9 A man will be commended according to his wisdom, but he who is of a perverse heart will be despised. Better is the one who is slighted but has a servant, than he who honors himself but lacks bread. Leader, I bless you with your wisdom accruing honour. I bless you with embracing … More Wisdom multiplies

Pursue good

Proverbs 11:27-29 He who earnestly seeks good finds favor, but trouble will come to him who seeks evil. He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage. He who troubles his own house will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart. Leader, … More Pursue good

Life in the superlative

Proverbs 10:16-18 The labour of the righteous leads to life, the wages of the wicked to sin. He who keeps instruction is in the way of life, but he who refuses correction goes astray. Whoever hides hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool. Leader, I bless you with living in a way that positions you for ‘life’, with … More Life in the superlative

Cause and effect

Proverbs 10:7-11 The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot. The wise in heart will receive commands, but a prating fool will fall. He who walks with integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will become known. He who winks with the eye causes trouble: but … More Cause and effect

Life, health and wealth

Proverbs 10:1-3 A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is the grief of his mother. Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death. The Lord will not allow the righteous soul to famish, but He casts away the desire of the wicked. Leader, I bless you with being a joy to your sphere … More Life, health and wealth