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anger spreads and roots wherever

Sometimes you see a boy or a girl who has a very bad temper which

he does not try very hard to control. At such times, when things do

not go just as he wants them to and he goes into a rage, a rush of

words pours from his mouth, words that he would ordinarily be

ashamed of and ones that he will wish with all his heart he might

recall.

I know a girl who got terribly angry one time and she began to say

very naughty words about her little friend. Her father heard the loud

talk that was going on outside and went to the door and called his

young daughter to him. He saw a dandelion in full seed—its big tall

stem rose high above the grass around it and on top of that stem

was that ball of pure whiteness almost ready to blow away with its

hundreds of tiny seeds. The girl’s father told her to pick off all that

white fluffy top. Then as she brought it to him he told her to go out

and throw the whole handful up in the air as far as she could.

Of course the wind caught each little seed with its white wing, and

how they scattered in every direction. After the last one had settled

to the ground and most of them gone from sight and ready now to

take root and grow,—her father told his little girl to try to pick them

all up and put them back on the stem again.

Words are just like that. How fast they scatter the moment you let

them out of your mouth—and somewhere they take root too so that

others think they can do it if you can.

But, oh, how much you would give to be able to collect some of those

words back again.

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Moses …

A great man injured by anger was Moses. When the people murmured

and asked for water, Moses was commanded to strike the rock at Horeb.

Out of all patience with the people and their waywardness, Moses struck

the rock twice, as if the rock had been the head of the people, crying out

as he did so, “Hear, ye rebels!” This burst of rage cost Moses the Promised

Land, because it was for this transgression that Moses —in spite of his

grand service and his pathetic pleading at the end of Israel’s long wandering

—was not permitted to go into the land of Canaan. That was not the first nor

the last time that a land of promise and of happiness was lost through anger.

Moses was not as patient as God.

Jonah …

Jonah is an example of how the character of a good and a great man can

be marred by anger, and his usefulness impaired. His story suggests the

folly, the danger, and the injury of anger. Unfortunately, when a man feels

anger and gives unrestrained expression to it, as Jonah did, his fellowman

is not as patient and long suffering as God was and does not always return

the soft answer which God returned to the angry and petulant Jonah.

Anger is one of the most common sins, yet one of the most dangerous and

injurious to the peace and well-being of man. More than any other sin,

it blasts the flower of friendship, turns men out of Eden, destroys peace

and concord in the home, incites to crime and violence, and turns love and

affection into hatred.

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An answer, when mild, turns away rage,

but a word causing pain makes anger to come up.

Proverbs : 15 : 1

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So, Control Thy Temper!
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The above shows that whatever comes out of a man/woman  defiles him/her.


Matthew 15:18 – “However, things proceeding out of the mouth

come out of the heart, and those things defile a man/woman.”


We, at all times, should be clothed with right attitudes and gracious speech.

A thoughtless word, untimely spoken, drives ripples of hated, anger and

bitterness and it can never be taken back.  Unfortunately mouthing a zillions

of  “I’m sorry” might not mend the tightest of bonds as the respect and trust

and love has been somewhat violated.  Words uttered can never be retrieved

to be buried anywhere, though being forgiven for the thoughtlessness of it.

Henceforth, we should always ‘think before we speak’ as in Proverbs 15:4,

King Solomon quotes that “The calmness of the tongue is a tree of life, but

the distortion in it means a breaking down in the spirit”.


*keziah boey*




where blessing and cursing comes forth

The Tongue

a vital organ for survival or an organ of ‘damning fire’.?

*** Words that heal and wound comes from the same mouth.***

“5 So, too, the tongue is a little member and yet makes great brags.
Look! How little a fire it takes to set so great a woodland on fire!
6 Well, the tongue is a fire. The tongue is constituted a world of
unrighteousness among our members, for it spots up all the body
and sets the wheel of natural life aflame and it is set aflame by
Ge·hen´na.
7 For every species of wild beast as well as bird and creeping thing
and sea creature is to be tamed and has been tamed by humankind.
8 But the tongue, not one of mankind can get it tamed. An unruly
injurious thing, it is full of death-dealing poison.
9 With it we bless Jehovah, even [the] Father, and yet with it we
curse men who have come into existence “in the likeness of God.”
10 Out of the same mouth come forth blessing and cursing.”

*NWT — JAMES : 3 : 5-10*


Speak with kindness and thoughtfulness with consideration and discretion,

as words spoken cannot be taken back,  just as it is the same with time that

cannot be wound backwards.

Reflect on these two poems ……..


An Evening Prayer
*C. Maud Battersby*

If I have wounded any soul today,
If I have caused one foot to go astray,
If I have walked in my own willful way,
Good Lord, forgive.

If I have uttered idle words or vain,
If I have turned aside from want or pain,
Lest I offend some other through the strain,
Good Lord, forgive.

Forgive the sins I have confessed to Thee.
Forgive the secret sins I do not see.
That which I know not, Father, teach Thou me—
Help me to live.

speak no words that wounds any soul

speak no words that wounds any soul

No Unkind Words
*George Matthas Adams*

If I knew that a word of mine,
A word not kind and true,
Might leave its trace on a loved one’s face,
I don’t think I’d speak it, would you?

If I knew the sting of a word
Might linger and leave its mark
With a deep dark scar on a loved one’s heart,
I don’t think I’d speak that word, would you?

speak no unkind words that stings and scars

speak no unkind words that stings and scars



Thoughtless words can wound like a sword …

PROVERBS 12:18

He who guards his lips guards his life,

but he who so speaks rashly will come to ruin …

PROVERBS 13:3

Try your very best NOT to use destructive language

as it will hurt others as well as yourself;

so here are the “DIRTY THIRTY”

you should take great care to avoid!

*THE DIRTY THIRTY*

by Hal Urban

1.   Bragging

2.   Swearing and Other Gross-Out Language

3.   Gossip

4.   Angry Words

5.   Lies

6.   Mean-Spirited and Hurtful Words

7.   Judgmental Words

8.   Playing ‘poor me” — the Self-Pity Game

9.   Making Discouraging Remarks

10.  Embarrassing and Humiliating Others

11.  Excessive Fault-Finding and Criticism

12.  Complaining, Whining, Groaning, Moaning

13.  Rude and Inconsiderate Language

14.  Teasing

15.  Using Words to Manipulate Others

16.  Phony and Insincere Compliments, Flattery

17.  Ethnic and Racial Slurs

18.  Sexists Comments

19.  Age-related Put-downs

20.  Being Negative — Always Pointing Out What’s Wrong

21.  Threats

22.  Arguing

23.  Interrupting — Not Letting The Other Person Finish

24.  Playing ‘Trump” — Always Topping Someone Else’s Story

25.  Being a Know-It-All

26.  Sarcasm

27.  Yelling, Screaming

28.  Talking Down to People — Being Condescending

29.  Exaggerating, Blowing Things Out Of Proportion

30.  Blaming and Accusing Others



5 vital senses

5 vital senses .. all souls cannot do without

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In the seeing eye …

We stand in awe by the colorful splendor of God’s rainbows.

We are spellbound and breathless with the beauty of God’s sunsets

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In the hearing ear …

We resonate with the majestic crashing waves against the shore.

We lull and soothe to the sweet refrains of the melodious harp

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With the tasting mouth …

We are satisfied with palatable food; given as a gift from God above. 

We are understood from the words put forth in honesty and kindness.

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In the feeling of the hand …

We feel the textures of the earth and the clear power of water.

We touch with the give and take from the expressions of love.

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From the smelling of the nose …

We gravitate towards the aroma of succulent food and juicy fruits.

We are intoxicated with the perfumed notes of flowers in a bottle.

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Moral :

Do not take these for granted, for our five vital senses are deemed the utmost precious gifts,

for one cannot do without the other.

It should be counted and prized the highest or else if one is handicapped;

it’s deemed as one momentous casualty.

© keziah boey 12th August, 2008



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Talk to Yourself

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THE POWER OF WORDS

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A CARELESS WORD MAY KINDLE STRIFE

A CRUEL WORD MAY WRECK A LIFE

A BITTER WORD MAY HATE INSTILL

A BRUTAL WORD MAY SMITE AND KILL

A GRACIOUS WORD MAY SMOOTH THE WAY

A JOYOUS WORD MAY LIGHT THE DAY

A TIMELY WORD MAY LESSEN STRESS

A LOVING WORD MAY HEAL AND BLESS

ABOVE ALL, UTTER WORDS WITH CARE,

LOVING UNCONDITIONALLY, THAT’S WHAT

WE ALL SHOULD PREACH AND SHARE

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Three things in life that, once gone, never come back –

1. Time
2. Words
3. Opportunity

Three things in life that can destroy a person –

1. Anger
2. Pride
3. Unforgiveness

Three things in life that you should never lose-

1. Hope
2. Peace
3. Honesty

Three things in life that are most valuable –

1. Love
2. Family & Friends
3. Kindness

Three things in life that are never certain –

1. Fortune
2. Success
3. Dreams

Three things that make a person –

1. Commitment
2. Sincerity
3. Hard work

Three things that are Truly Constant 

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Our GOD and FATHER JEHOVAH

His SON Our Messiah JESUS CHRIST

GOD’S HOLY SPIRIT

Jesus-Our-Redeemer

Yeshua Our Messiah



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