Ancient wisdom for today (15)

August 15th 2012, Day 15, Proverbs 15

“A gentle response defuses anger, but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire” Proverbs 15: 1 (The Message)

What needs adding to this?

There is so much anger and frustration in the lives of folk around us that it’s a constant battle not to adopt the same stand-point. A sharp response to a sharp comment only stokes the situation; today’s wisdom from proverbs encourages us to look for an alternative to adding more fuel-to-the-fire.

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