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The words of the reckless pierce like swords, 
but the tongue of the wise brings healing. - Proverbs 12:18 (NIV)

I know that gossiping and speaking ill of others is a sin, yet I still fall into this behavior constantly — and even blame others for my failure. If that co-worker were not so annoying, I would not complain about her to others. If only my neighbor would bring her...

Today's Prayer
O Lord, help us have only kind words for others as we remember how you love us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
James 3:3-12

Thought for the Day

“Be kind, compassionate, and forgiving to each other”(Eph. 4:32, CEB).

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