Quick to Hear and Slow to Speak

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.  ~ James 1:19-20, ESV ~ One of the five intense emotions a person in recovery begins to manage is that of anger. It is a natural human emotion. Sometimes…

The lost art of speaking kindly

There is a deep rooted problem in society today. It appears that many people in our society has lost the art of speaking kindly to one another. Sure, there are probably small pockets of decent humanity where the art of speaking kindly is a delicatessen. However, in general, we seemed to have forgotten the importance…