The “belittling tongue” hit home the hardest! Belittling is defined as saying or thinking that someone or something is unimportant or not very good. 1 I would not eagerly admit to belittling people. But, by the time the author finished with her explanations and examples, I felt “guilty” had been … Continue Reading Taming My Tongue! — Day 13
Today has been some day and it’s not even close to being done! I have had heard one bad tiding or encountered one difficult circumstance after another — from being challenged at work about my decision-making, to learning that a family member could be facing long-term financial challenges, to an acquaintance’s husband having … Continue Reading Taming My Tongue! — TESTED!
Well, the eighth day’s entry was definitely a challenge for me – Day 10: the gossiping tongue- is not. I do my best not to gossip because in church circles I have seen the emotional fallout from those at the receiving end. Females usually burst into tears and males stand … Continue Reading Taming My Tongue! –Day 10
The Self-Deprecating Tongue — well, here I fall very short! Or, at least I need much work! I discovered within the last six months, that I am self-deprecating! That is, one who talks negatively about him or herself! I don’t do this out loud! But in my head, oh man! … Continue Reading Taming My Tongue! –Day 8
I’ve learned over the years not to have an “argumentative” tongue! I do have much to say, but I don’t have to have a comeback all the time! There are times when you can hear a comment and you really can ignore it! The scripture that does help me keep it … Continue Reading Taming My Tongue! — Day 6
Page 31 of 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue has, “Not only are we to refrain from causing division, we must also become active agents of peace, using our best efforts to reconcile parties in conflict.”