Proverbs 11:12-17 He who belittles another lacks good sense,
whereas a person of discernment stays silent.
13 A gossip goes around revealing secrets,
but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence. 14 Without clever tactics an army is defeated,
and victory comes from much planning. 15 He who guarantees a loan for a stranger will suffer,
but refusing to underwrite is safe. 16 A gracious woman obtains honor;
aggressive men obtain wealth. 17 A man who is kind do
Matthew 7:12 12 “Always treat others as you would like them to treat you; that sums up the teaching of the Torah and the Prophets. I should have tied this verse in yesterday, and it doesn't fit with the next section. In my mind, that means that this one is by itself today and is the one and only simple thought for the day. We teach our children this concept, and yet, we must stop and ask ourselves, "Do we follow this teaching?" Do we really treat others the way we would like