Have you ever thought about the word graciousness? Do you know what it means? I was studying a verse today( and probably will everyday until I die) talking about winning people over with your words.
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend. Proverbs 22:11
It was interesting to me to think about the way that I deal with just my husband and kids. The way that I can be so upset and angry and pick up the phone and be cordial and nice. I feel guilty knowing the different people who mean most to me I've hurt with mean words. I have made this my verse for awhile. The one I will memorize and teach to my children. If this is one thing they learn from my example it will only be by God's grace. Graciousness and kindness are things totally lost in our society today. I find it lost in my heart. Thankfully, the Lord is good, and He is gracious. He will help me to become the woman after His own heart I desperately want to be.
Just some different thoughts from my study today. What comes out of our mouths is a reflection of our hearts!!! Don't forget that as easily as I have!