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A word seems such a small thing, but it can make or break a man as well as the community. On this page some words and wisdom on how we speak to our fellow-men. IN ENGLISH -

Quotes:

“If anyone offend not in word, the same is a perfect man.”

+ James 3:2

“And a word in due season, how good is it!

+ Prov.15:23 (KJV)


Poem (+PDF):

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.

+ Author unknown


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EN: How we speak
Pondering Holy Scripture

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If anyone offend not in word,
the same is a perfect man. (James 3:2)


… and a word in due season,
how good is it! (Prov.15:23 KJV)


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A word seems such a small thing, but it can make or break a man as well as the community. On this page some words and wisdom on how we speak to our fellow-men. For indeed, how often do we stumble in this.
Nevertheless, for the Orthodox Christian ‘to be perfect’ is not a vain ideal, not a futile dream, but a commandment of our Lord! Which we are invited to fulfill by growing to the measure of Christ: filled to the brim with God’s grace.
+ Summer AD 2017
>> See also the text:
‘Living by a single thought’
PONDERING HOLY SCRIPTURE - how we speak -

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