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Speak Life

There, I said it. Air silenced by the slicing sting of words. Backed up words I wanted to say but hadn’t. Angry words spoken from a place of hurt. Words that wound. In response to scripture that says I am accountable for every idle word, I joke, “I am going to be before the Lord a lonnnng time.” My tongue can be a sharp sword and it’s by far my greatest sin struggle. I make light of it when what…

I Keep the Dollar

But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.--Matthew 12:36 NIV If there’s a scripture that scares the heck out of me, this is the one. I remind myself I’m forgiven and under grace. The truth is, when I’m giving an account for every careless word I’ve spoken, I’m going to be there a loooong time. I have what I call moments – moments that cause…