A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Father, touch my heart and hold my tongue, when You know that what I’m going to say isn’t loving, kind, considerate, and respectful. Amen.
Some people know how to push your buttons. Your family members really know which buttons to push and when to push them. But how do we respond?
Is your home a place of peace or war, compromise or conflict, civil discussions or outright chaos?
Recite these words (Source: Dayspring):
“I WILL cultivate a peaceful home where God’s presence is sensed.”
What do those words means to you? When you hear them aloud how do you feel?
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