Photo by Seven 7 on Pexels.com Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.~ Ephesians 4:29, KJV ~ I am not able to hurt others without first hurting myself. This is a compelling reason for taking… Continue reading Walk in a Spirit of Edifying Others
Tag: Mindful Communication
Are You Engaged in a Spirit of Contention or Mindful Apologetics?
Many times, in the course of online discussions, it may become natural to forget the other person is an individual. Specifically when we are engaged in online discussions. By being mindful of the other person - we are being understanding of their own uniqueness, fears, hopes, particular problems they are bringing to us concerning some of the teachings and doctrines. Through our example of mindfulness, we hope to build trust in order to enrich and deepen the conversation to a more personal level of discussion.
Quick to Hear and Slow to Speak
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. ~ James 1:19-20, ESV ~ One of the five intense emotions a person in recovery begins to manage is that of anger. It is a natural human emotion. Sometimes… Continue reading Quick to Hear and Slow to Speak
See that ye love one another....learn to impart one to another ~ Doctrine and Covenants 88:123 ~ As we continue our journey through recovery, standing a little taller each day, we come to realize that part of our recovery is to restore family relationships. Because of our active substance use, we want to rely on… Continue reading Family relationships
The lost art of speaking kindly
There is a deep rooted problem in society today. It appears that many people in our society has lost the art of speaking kindly to one another. Sure, there are probably small pockets of decent humanity where the art of speaking kindly is a delicatessen. However, in general, we seemed to have forgotten the importance… Continue reading The lost art of speaking kindly
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