Words are important, but they can also be tricky. In researching different approaches for teaching reading, it is noted that words can have their literal meaning, but they can also have a derived or interpreted meaning depending on the context. As we choose our words, we need to be aware of what our words mean as well as how they be interpreted by those around us, then we need to choose our words as a wise person!
We can think before we speak and we can pray before we speak. Certain situations require thoughtful responses. When we are faced with those times, we can ask God for guidance and direction as we choose our words. He can give us the wisdom we need to be gracious. When we trust in God, He can direct us away from words and actions that are foolish. We can make wise word choices as we trust in and listen to God!
When making word choices, ask God for guidance in choosing wise words!
Thank You for the wisdom and guidance You provide. Help my words to be wise and rooted in You. Through Jesus I pray, amen.