Our words can affect others more than we realize sometimes. Let’s face it, we all do it…say something we which we had not said. And then we beat ourselves up, or someone else does, for that tactless slip that we cannot believe we just uttered. We can apologize, but sometimes what was said, or what others have said to us, stays ingrained for a long time. Talk about a lasting impression!
That’s why it’s so important to stop and think before we speak.
This passage is one of my favorites.
1 My heart is stirred by a noble theme
as I recite my verses for the king;
my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.
2 You are the most excellent of men
and your lips have been anointed with grace,
since God has blessed you forever.
We are not perfect. Learning graceful speech may take time, and I know it will be worth it.
It’s important we condition ourselves to speak kindly, or with tact, when words need to be spoken. So, when speaking to others today, speak kindly, and think kind thoughts.
Have a good day,
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