“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger” (Proverbs 15:1).

The verse jumped out at me from the pages of my devotional booklet. I winced. How often do I need to be reminded to tame my tongue? When I let fall a few unsavory words while on the road; when I’m tempted to answer a sincere question with sarcasm; when momentary frustration threatens to spill over into irritability. (more…)