Tag Archives: Taming the Tongue

Today’s Poem: Sandpaper Christians

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Sandpaper Christians ~ By Deborah Ann Sandpaper Christians,grate on your nerves . . .their abrasive thoughtsthey don’t conserve. Raspy and rough,full of harshnessneed God to replacetheir heart of hardness. Sandpaper Christians,rub the wrong waythinking not beforethe words they say. Like an emery board,that’s lost its gritforget they are filledwith the Holy Spirit. Sandpaper Christians,gruff… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Finger Pointers

~ Finger Pointers ~ By Deborah Ann If we’re not to be,finger pointers . . . .then why are we stillreputation spoilers? If we’re not to gossip,or stab in the backthen why do we stilllet our lips smack? If our tongues,we need to bitethen why are they stillin a rush to fight? If our lips,we need to restrainthey why do… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Critical Spirit

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Critical Spirit ~ By Deborah Ann A critical spirit,fights and bickersyou can see it in thosewho are nit-pickers. They’re known to be,quite quarrelsometo other’s they aremore than irksome. A critical spirit,can be harsh and crueltheir tongues are alwaysin some kind of duel. They are selfish,it’s their way or nonethey do not carewho they hurt… (more…)

Think ~

to GOD be the GLORY Think ~ By Deborah Ann If we were to think, before we speak . . . our tongues we’d hold more in our cheeks. If we carefully choose, what words we use we’d say things to lift up not those that bruise. If we were to ponder, what we had to say we’d be more… (more…)

Words that Console ~

Choose words that console, let them be wise and kind use words that will bring to someone peace of mind. Use your words carefully, think before you speak pray before you say a thing to be humble and meek. Use words that will inspire, encourage and support let them be full of tenderness always offering up comfort. Control your own… (more…)

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