prudent

Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought. Thucydides


A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.  Proverbs 22:3

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consider

Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.”  Francis Bacon

But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you. 1 Samuel 12:24

plans

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.”  Winston S. Churchill

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. Proverbs 16:9

peace

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Carefully consider what is right in the eyes of everybody. If if it is possible on your part, live at peace with everyone. Romans 12:17,18

forward

Let go of the past.

Live in the present.

Look forward to the future.

Let God take care of the rest.

Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.     Isaiah 43:18.19

 

security

Where does your security lie? Is God your refuge, your hiding place, your stronghold, your shepherd, your counselor, your friend, your redeemer, your savior, your guide? If He is, you don’t need to search any further for security.” Elisabeth Elliot

And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Psalm 9:10

tolerance

Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” Timothy J. Keller

So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7:12

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