THE DANGER OF MISUSING YOUR TONGUE.
The power of your tongue for both good or bad can not be over emphasized.
The tongue can bring life or death, joy or sorrow, happiness or sadness, success or failure.
It all depends upon how its being used.
The tongue can tear a family apart if it is not well used.
The tongue can be used to bless your family members.
It can be used to improve the life of other people.
It can be used to show love, kindness, sympathy, encouragement as well as motivate and inspire others.
If you use your tongue very well, it will strengthened the weak, give hope to the hopeless and comfort the sorrowful.
Majority of people use their tongues in negative ways.
They use them to pull down, tear apart and destroy their neighbours.
Words are like razor blades, they can cut deep and inflict dangerous pains on their victims.
Like hammer that breaks to pieces and crushes the spirit of others and like stone that can inflict injuries.
Your words should not destroy others but lift them up.
You should not allow circumstances to control your tongue.
You should speak less when you are offended, disappointed, hungry, jobless, sick, successful or failed.
It is better you control your tongue when you are provoked
GOOD EFFECT OF USING YOUR TONGUE IN THE RIGHT WAY.
If you keep your tongue you will not hurt others they will not have cause to hurt you. Remember even when you are saying the truth ,your truth can still make them mad at you. Always apply wisdom in all that you say. I don’t encourage you to tell lie . You only need to limit the quantity of words coming out of your mouth.
ESCAPE BEING TRAPPED
People can throw many questions to you. Their intention might be to trapped you by your word . Don’t be too hasty in answering questions. There are times you need to keep mute.
When you speak encouraging words to others you are making them feel happy. When they are happy their body system works well and they will live longer.
PUT END TO ERROR.
Don’t answer others according to their evil words. Use wisdom and disallow evil from spreading.
IT PURGES THE HEART.
Words come out from the heart . Controlling your words eventually purges your heart of all evils. Because you are able to overcome evils.
ENCOURAGE THE TRUTH.
Controlling the words of your mouth reduces the tendency of telling lies because lies come out of multitudes of words.
SEND AWAY ANGER.
If you keep silent when you are angered, you put an end to its evil outcome.
POWERFUL TONGUE SHOWS OUR PERSON
You are known by words of your mouth the words coming out of your mouth has much to say about the type of person you are.
In conclusion members of the family must learn how to use their tongues wisely so that they don’t cause divisions and hatred in the family. We can only enjoy our living together when their is unity and love. Anytime their is misunderstanding we should learn how to settle it amicably. In that way we will have a good family.