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Offline GTAsoldier

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Loose tongue
« on: January 11, 2012, 08:11:26 PM »
My words have gotten me into inner turmoil. Sometimes I feel that I shouldn't speak at all because most of what I say may mean nothing or that it may cause me whatever damage. Please pray for me because I'm in a state of vanity.

P.S. If I'm doing this just to get your attention, feel free to pray for me in your heart and not post. Then again, what I've just said may have been in vain as well.  ???
God be merciful to us sinners.

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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2012, 08:15:16 PM »
Sounds like you're beating yourself up too much... have faith!  In the meantime, I'm praying for you...

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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2012, 08:17:07 PM »
... have faith! In the meantime, I'm praying for you...

Thanks.

Sounds like you're beating yourself up too much

Oftentimes, it's the only thing I can do when I feel like a transparent hypocrite and I know it.
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God be merciful to us sinners.

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Offline quietmorning

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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2012, 08:19:25 PM »
Lord have mercy!!

Wisdom of Sirach 22:27 through 23:6 is something I pray every day - because my mouth does runneth too much.  :)

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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2012, 08:42:53 PM »

May the Lord have mercy!

It's a thin line we walk....one often wonders if what they do is out of piousness or vanity.  Sometimes the line gets cloudy.

It's always best to bite one's tongue...unless you are certain your words will benefit the world.

:-)

Now, if only I could do the same.

Praying...
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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2012, 10:02:54 PM »
I agree with Liza.

Lord, have mercy. And chillax a little! <hugs>
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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2012, 11:40:40 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2012, 12:44:45 AM »
Lord have mercy.
Psalm 37:23 The Lord guides a man safely in the way he should go.

Prov. 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.

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Re: Loose tongue
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2012, 07:48:42 PM »
May the Lord have mercy on us!
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.