Adults whine too.
Life sucks. Why can’t I have a bigger house? Why does the policeman always pull me over? I need more time to myself. My kids don’t appreciate me enough. My husband doesn’t tell me he loves me. Why can’t things be the way they used to be? Why is gas so expensive!? Why does no one help me when I need it? I feel unhappy.
I don’t usually think of grown-ups complaining, but we do it as much as my tantrum-throwing toddler. Our adult version of whining often masquerades behind a “mood.” A pervasive bad feeling that sits in our gut and spoils our enjoyment with life. A gripe props up bitterness. A whine fuels depression. A complaint motivates a bad temper. A grumble spoon-feeds heartache.… Read More Quit Complaining…or Die.
Do you hear gossip? If you allow slander in your presence, you are an accessory. You are enabling sinful communication when you have the power to end it. How do you stop it? Speak up Here are some ideas on how to stop the conversation. “Okay, this conversation is going somewhere I don’t want to… Read More It takes two to gossip
Slander is serious. The Ninth Commandment is “Do not give a false testimony about another.” False testimony may not be an outright lie, but simple deceit. It is casting another person in a poor light without being certain of the facts. It may be giving your opinion as concrete evidence against a person’s poor behavior.… Read More Serious Stuff
How often do you use these five little words? I’ve begun to hate them. Rarely do they signal incoming encouragement or a kind intent. Think about it. If someone wants you to know something for no better reason than that they WANT you to know, do you think it something that you should actually know?… Read More Just wanted you to know…
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