Morning Musing: James 3:2

“For we all stumble in many ways.  And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to also bridle his whole body.”  (ESV – Read the chapter)

There’s an old playground saying that’s used as a defense against being called a mean name.  You’ve probably said it before: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  It’s a smart retort in the face of an ugly word, but it is entirely false. Read the rest…