Is honesty the best policy?

I have been thinking about the saying, “Honesty is the best policy.” It is often stated quickly, off the cuff, and can even come off as a quip. I have observed people speaking honest words that hurt others deeply and have experienced having honest words spoken to me that wounded. On the one hand, honesty […]

I got a second chance!

Last week… I published a post HERE entitled, “When to speak…and when not to.” I shared one victory and a few of my mistakes. This was one of my mistakes: …I went to the grocery store and saw a teen in the produce section using a spray bottle to clean and wipe a tray before […]

When to speak…and when not to.

I had a conversation recently with a friend about words. Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. (Ephesians 4:29) How do we know when or what to speak? A hint appears […]

Speaking A Little Too Boldly: Six Principles for When to Speak

He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend. (Proverbs 22:11) This week I have the privilege and honor of appearing as a guest on Heather Bock’s blog,! You can read my post over in her corner of the blogging world¬†today. In my guest post, […]