Careless words wound
But require us to forgive.
Without forgiveness in this world,
Christ’s teachings can’t live.
Careless words remind me
That we should all stop and think.
Carelessness, in just one sentence,
Will cause a heart to sink.
When we falter, fail or fall,
We must admit to any and all.
Careless words, like rude behavior,
Must be forgiven
If Christ is our Savior.
When the time comes
And there is nothing nice to say,
The better option is to turn
And walk away.
Careless words run rampant when
We want to talk about everyone else’s sin.
Despite what we hear,
Regardless of what we saw,
Sometimes the best thing
Is to say nothing at all.
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