Shut Up and Listen

Shut Up and Listen

James 1:19:20

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Truer words could not be written or spoken.

When I think about any regrets I have in my life it is generally things things I have said.  And the things I regret were statements made without giving pause prior to them leaving my tongue.  They were things said when my filter was turned off.

What caused my filter to shutdown?  Anger. Continue reading

Spite, What Is It Good For?

Spite, What Is It Good For?

Spite – a desire to hurt, annoy or offend someone.

I looked up the definition of the word spite today because I wanted to make sure it meant what I have always thought it meant.  It did.

I looked it up because I wanted to write about people who I know that live their life for spite, who live and do things just to hurt someone else.  People who spend their time thinking about and making decisions based on spite.

I don’t understand. Continue reading