Taming our Tongue

 “Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” (NIV)

 “When words are many sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise” (NIV)

Underestimated Power

I always seem to under-estimate the power and impact of the tongue. Once we say something, there is no taking it back. You can’t say to someone, ‘just ignore or forget that comment, I didn’t mean it’, and expect the consequences of what you said to fade away instantaneously. What comes out of our mouths has a massive affect on the well being of others, both negative and positive.

Emotional Scarring – Poor Self Esteem

Secondary school can be a very cruel place. If you want to see what negative affect words can have on people, just have a look at our school Continue reading Taming our Tongue

18 There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts,
but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.