Tag Archive | tongue

Need a Tongue Whisperer?

Soul Detox Part 7

When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. (James 3:3,7,8 NIV)

5x7 PersnicketyAt a fast food restaurant several years ago, an African-American man stood patiently in line in front of my mother and me.

“Look how black that man is.” An observation that didn’t need to be announced by my mother, especially within earshot of the man. I was horrified.

He peered at us with a distasteful glare. Did I mention he could have been one of Goliath’s descendants? He was huge.

I looked him in the eye, shrugged, and with a sheepish smile, mouthed, “she’s old.”

The gentleman smiled back and proceeded with…Read More

See you in a twinkling,

Brenda K. Hendricks