Verse of the Day
Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.
Our verse of the day is one of the best reminders to keep our speech gracious because it will save relationships.
I was recently hurt by someone I love very much. I wanted so much to share how she hurt me, and as I prayed through my emotions, I saw that in this case, my words would make things worse between us. So I switched gears and gave it to the Lord, asking Him to intervene and help me deal with being hurt. My relationship with this person is more important than making my point and sharing my feelings. So far God hasn’t given me any insight, but I do feel at peace and know I listened to Him to leave it in His hands. Sometimes having gracious words work better than honest ones that can destroy.
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