“A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” Proverbs 25:11 (NIV)
For our fifth devotion this Holy Week, we are looking at the following stanza of the poem True Lenten Discipline:
FAST from words that pollute. FEAST on phrases that purify.
The old saying “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” simply isn’t true. Anyone who has ever been wounded by unkind words knows that hurtful words [Read more…]