Speech Matters – When My Words are Too Many

Speech Matters – When My Words are Too Many

“When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.” Proverbs 10:19 Though he personally owned the Big Jim Sports Camper, my husband Glen was familiar with the 1960’s Chatty Cathy doll.  Little did the poor guy know he would...
Speech Matters

Speech Matters

 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 Have you ever felt that sick panic of knowing you released information that set in motion things you could not stop? Or have you watched your husband’s face fall...
A Wordy Invitation and Give-Away

A Wordy Invitation and Give-Away

Today’s post is more invitation than instruction, but I trust you’ll want to come along… It has taken gobs of self-control to wait to address the subject of speech on the blog because not only is it one of my most requested topic for the conferences and retreats I am...
Nikes, Nibbles & Sweet Speech

Nikes, Nibbles & Sweet Speech

Proverbs 16:21  “The wise of heart is called discerning, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.”   We headed to the school unrushed and unrumpled this particular morning.  Lunch bags – check.  Snow gear  – check.  Tennis ball retrieved from roof for...