"Even a young man is known by his actions —
by whether his behavior is pure and upright."
-- Proverbs 20:11

"Differing weights and varying measures —
both are detestable to the Lord."
-- Proverbs 20:10

"Who can say, 'I have kept my heart pure;
I am cleansed from my sin'?"
-- Proverbs 20:9

"A righteous person acts with integrity;
his children who come after him will be happy."
-- Proverbs 20:7

"Many a person proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy person?"
-- Proverbs 20:6

"Counsel in a person’s heart is deep water;
but a person of understanding draws it out."
-- Proverbs 20:5

"The slacker does not plow during planting season;
at harvest time he looks, and there is nothing."
-- Proverbs 20:4

"Honor belongs to the person who ends a dispute,
but any fool can get himself into a quarrel."
-- Proverbs 20:3

"Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler;
whoever goes astray because of them is not wise."
-- Proverbs 20:1

"A worthless witness mocks justice,
and a wicked mouth swallows iniquity."
-- Proverbs 19:28

"If you stop listening to correction, my son,
you will stray from the words of knowledge."
-- Proverbs 19:27

"Strike a mocker, and the inexperienced learn a lesson;
rebuke the discerning, and he gains knowledge."
-- Proverbs 19:25

"The fear of the Lord leads to life;
one will sleep at night without danger."
-- Proverbs 19:23

"What is desirable in a person is his fidelity;
better to be a poor person than a liar."
-- Proverbs 19:22

Spent the day troubleshooting an issue with my old truck.

The upside to having an old truck is that it's pretty easy to diagnose and change parts myself.

The downside to an old truck is that I have to do that in the first place.

"Listen to counsel and receive instruction
so that you may be wise later in life."
-- Proverbs 19:20

"A person with intense anger bears the penalty;
if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again."
-- Proverbs 19:19

It feels good to finish a project. Just finished (what I hope is) the final draft of a research prospectus. One more step down the road.

Praying for a green light to actually begin.

"A person’s insight gives him patience,
and his virtue is to overlook an offense."
-- Proverbs 19:11

"The one who acquires good sense loves himself;
one who safeguards understanding finds success."
-- Proverbs 19:8

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