‘When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise. ‘ Proverbs 10:19 (NASB)
More often then not, my mouth gets me in trouble more and faster than any other means. Have you ever noticed when given enough rope, people will tend to hang themselves? If you don’t have enough evidence to indict, just sit tight, let them keep talking and they’ll usually convict themselves. I’ve found this to be true so very often.
Another aspect of this is simply choose your words carefully and thoughtfully. When we ramble, things that shouldn’t be said come out and damage gets done.
Bottom line… God gave us two ears and but one mouth, so that we’d listen twice as much as we talk. Have a blessed weekend.
In full pursuit of the greatest Trophy,