Tuesday, January 24, 2017

No More Gossip

From She is More:
We all know that gossip is wrong, hurtful, harmful and divisive. So why do we itch to do it? What is our fascination with highlighting the offenses in others?  I don’t think just knowing gossip is wrong will change us. There has to be something more. It has to be deeper than that. The root of gossip is fear of people, feeling threatened, a lack of trust in God, a need to be right or validated and a need to control. There may be times it’s not necessarily mean spirited or negative, but it’s unproductive and not uplifting. (Read more.)

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