Generic Definition

“Care or provision for the future; provident care; prudence.”

Biblical Definition

“Anticipating future possibilities and planning accordingly with God's guidance.”

Bible Verse

“"The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength. Surely you need guidance to wage war, and victory is won through many advisers." ”

Proverbs 24:5-6

Notable Quotes

Benjamin Franklin

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

Karl Schroeder

Canadian author
“Foresight is not about predicting the future, it's about minimizing surprise.”

Thomas Hardy

English novelist
“Fear is the mother of foresight.”


  • Character Trait Report (pdf)
    • Intended to be used on a weekly basis.
    • Students describe how they put the character trait into practice.
    • Parent affirms, signs and dates the document.