Choosing to do what you should even when you don't want to
BOTTOM LINE: Choose your words carefully.
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Read Proverbs 16:24
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With the help of an adult, write a list of a few people in you r life that you can share some kin d words with. Over the next few days, talk to the people on your list and share some kind words ! Give them a compliment or tell them something you appreciate about them. Just use this time to bless others with your words! LOOK for ways to show oth ers kindness by the words you speak to them.
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The best person to talk to when you need help choosing the righ t words is God. Take some time and talk to Him right now. Pray so mething like this:
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“Dear God, You have taught me how important it is to use kind words when I ta lk. It’s not always easy, bu t please help m e to remember stop and think be to fore I speak. I w ant to be able to use my words to help others an d not hurt them. I love you, God. Amen.” KNOW that whe n we speak to G od, He will give us the words w e need to speak to others kindly.