Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 21:23 NIV
Those who guard their mouths and their tongues keep themselves from calamity.
James 1:19-20 NIV
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
Too often, I speak before I think. When someone snaps at me or if I even imagine that they are upset with me I speak sharply. Give me the strength and wisdom to be quiet. Help me to give a soft answer when I do speak. To not be irritated and frustrated so quickly and so easily. Help me to remember you and walk with you through each day. I can’t do this on my own. I need you peace and love because the love and peace inside…
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