Sometimes we don't recognize people as "toxic" because we've already labeled them as "trusted." Those you spend time with affect your character. Don't compromise your purpose or your faith due to comfort or familiarity. Instead, be mindful of who you're attaching yourself to and if it will be worth it in the long run. Remember, “convenience" comes with a cost.
"Starting a quarrel is like opening a floodgate, so stop before a dispute breaks out." Proverbs 17:14 (NLT) Over the past few years, I have not been involved in many full-blown arguments. Have I had disagreements? Absolutely. But those conversations that end in tears, hurtful words and regret have become extremely rare. For one, I've … Continue reading 31 Days of Proverbs: Day 17
The delivery of your words has a direct impact on how your message is received. You hold so much power in the words you speak. The Bible even compares the tongue to a small spark that can set a forest on fire.