Be Careful of How You Speak

My momma use to tell me, “Stacy, if you can’t say nothing nice then keep your mouth shut!” I know some of you have heard the same from your parents. We all speak on an impulse at times and end up saying the wrong things. We don’t care if we need a Tic-Tac or not! Today, take time to be careful before you speak. Ask yourself, “Is what I’m
nd asking someone why is it raining. This applies to posting on social media as well. Think of how God speaks to you. This is how you should speak to others. I invite you to listen to Jesus more. When you do, you will find yourself sounding like Him. So today, let’s be mindful of the words we speak. And if we can’t say anything that BUILDS UP, let’s keep our mouth our closed. “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.” (Eph. 4:29)

-Author Stacy Lynn Montgomery