Righteousness, you are a friend of mine,
One God says will protect me.
He says you’ll lead me and keep me,
And show me how to be His delight.
He says you know the way to life,
And how to avoid destruction.
He says you bring me integrity,
Peace, and cause me to flourish.
He says you help me to make Him smile,
To be a faithful spirit.
And to walk in His ways.
All these things causes God
To speak so highly of you.
He speaks of favor when He speaks of you.
He tells me I am wise to follow you.
So here I am, Righteousness.
Make me, too, my Father’s delight.
I long to make Him smile.
I love Him.
Written by Gail Brookshire
Inspiration: Proverbs 11 in my Proverbs Journal