Daily Archives: September 15, 2018

WHEN TO BE SILENT

WHEN TO BE SILENT – few practical tips

 

  1. Be silent – in the heat of anger.
  1. Be silent – when you don’t have all the facts.
  1. Be silent – when you haven’t verified the story.
  1. Be silent – if your words will offend a weaker Person.
  1. Be silent – when it is time to listen.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to make light of holy things.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to joke about sin.
  1. Be silent – if you would be ashamed of your word later.
  1. Be silent – if your words would convey the wrong impression.
  1. Be silent – if the issue is none of your business.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to tell an outright lie.
  1. Be silent – if your words will damage someone else’s reputation.
  1. Be silent – if your words will damage a friendship.
  1. Be silent – when you are feeling critical.
  1. Be silent – if you can’t say it without screaming.
  1. Be silent – if your words will be a poor reflection of your friends and family.
  1. Be silent – if you may have to eat your words later.
  1. Be silent – if you have already said it more than one time.
  1. Be silent – when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.
  1. Be silent – when you are supposed to be working instead.
  1. Be silent – when your words do not do any good to anyone including yourself.

 

“WHOEVER GUARDS HIS TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL AWAY FROM TROUBLES”