How Sharp Is Your Tongue?



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Whenever I speak of my neighbor, the tongue in my mouth is like a scalpel in the hands of a surgeon who wishes to cut between the nerves and the tendons.  The stroke I give must be neither more nor less than the truth.

(St. Frances de Sales from Introduction To The Devout Life)

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  1. I always admire the people I know who never say anything bad about anyone else, no matter how reprehensible the person may be.

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  2. Thanks for commenting Barbara. We can never take back the words we utter. God be merciful to us sinners!

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  3. St. Francis de Sales was so wise. Thank you!

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  4. Colleen

    He is a too often forgotten treasure! Thanks for commenting.

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