A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word! (Proverbs 15:23)

Ponder

It only takes a moment to speak a kind word yet that simple act of kindness can lift another’s spirit and make their day brighter.
Pray
Ask the Lord to prompt you to speak kind words to friends and strangers alike.

A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)

Ponder

In your experience, when someone offends you, what happens when you respond with with your own angry or hurtful words?

Pray

Ask God to give you the strength to resist repaying “evil for evil”.

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless. (Proverbs 14:16)

Ponder

In our world of technology, evil influence can be difficult to avoid; it can come at us from any and every direction.

Pray

Ask the Lord for discernment so that you will be armed against Satan’s wiles.

Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad. (Proverbs 12:25)

Ponder

In these troubling times, do you feel anxiety is stealing your joy?

Pray

Ask the Lord to help you set your mind on the things above rather than the cares of this world; to direct your thoughts to that which is good and pure and lovely.