Is It Your Place to Tell?

“Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.”  Proverbs 21:23 Gossip.  We know it is bad, but we do it anyway.  Each time we tell the story to someone different, it changes.  It becomes the game “telephone” in real life.  Unfortunately, someone or many are hurt in the process by lies … Continue reading Is It Your Place to Tell?

All You Had To Do Was Ask!

“Do not go about spreading slander among your people.  Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor’s life: I am the Lord.”  Leviticus 19:16   Gossip, misinformation, rumors.   These things can ruin a reputation, cause unnecessary heartache, or even a loss of life.  Our society thrives on it. It takes too long to gather facts.  … Continue reading All You Had To Do Was Ask!

Gather Information Before I Spill My Guts

“He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the Lord.”  Proverbs 17:15 A counselor gave me a piece of wise advice, “gather information before you give any out.” I assume she said that because she saw my pattern of talking before I knew all the details. … Continue reading Gather Information Before I Spill My Guts