taming the tongue

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I’m A Skunk

There is nothing that enters a man from outside which can defile him; but the things which come out of him, those are the things that defile a man. Mark 7:15 Without a doubt my greatest challenge and sin are the words I say. Words said in anger. Words said to make a pointed point. Words said to punish. Words said carelessly without thought. Wounding words I can’t retrieve. Things I say to impress and elevate self. Gossip and slander.…

Words of War

And the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of wickedness, corrupting your entire body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. James 3:6 NLT Ripped apart. Words of anger etched on my spirit, scorched holes in my heart. Condemnation and judgment sit heavy. How do I scrub words off my skin? Shrapnel stuck in my soul. My heart aches with it. Vulnerable, clay people stuck…