The first time I heard this word was in a personality assessment I took for work. I wondered to myself is this good? It showed that I had a high prudence. According to the assessment I took it meant that I was organized, dependable, and inflexible. It predicted by self-control, conscientiousness, and work ethic. It suggested that I am: hardworking, precise, and planful. I follow rules carefully and expect others to do so as well. I have high standards of performance for myself and others. And I find it difficult to adapt to change / make quick decisions because I analyze what the outcomes could be. To break it down into subcategories:
The word prudence stuck with me for weeks after I read my results. I couldn’t yet figure out the word PRUDENCE. Until……
Until I turned my bible to Proverbs 11
It discusses the idea where humility = wisdom. Wealth = worthless. Righteous = Rescued
It discusses how a kindhearted woman gains honor but ruthless men only gain wealth.
Proverbs 11:25 “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”
Finally in Proverbs 12:8 the word PRUDENCE rose about.
It says: “ A person is praised according to their PRUDENCE.”
So what does it mean for someone to be PRUDENT according to the Bible?
These are just a few ways the Bible explains this.
The reason I am writing this is because little did I know the importance of this simple word. I had no idea of the impact it can have. I encourage you all to carry PRUDENCE.
I think Proverbs 11-20 really showcases what this all means and entails, and I think that all of these words are extremely valuable for today’s world.
It discusses Patience, Peace, Kindness, Calmness, Wisdom.
I encourage you all to act with PRUDENCE this week.
Well known for her love for Jesus, coffee, and having one arm. Sarah share's stories in her life in hope to help others. She wants you to know that,
"Our differences do not define who we are but are a part of the story that God has written for our lives."
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"We are all created imperfectly perfect by God, we should be proud of our imperfections and differences, they make us who we are today but do not define us, know that you are beautiful and remind yourself of this everyday."