I don’t know if it is communicated in the timbre of the above title, but I just wrote a very snippy, whiny, negative blog post. It was not pretty.
Then I deleted it. Consider yourself spared.
I don’t often “hold my tongue.” Not nearly as often as I need to. In fact, I did already zip off one fairly snippy e-mail this week in response to a snippy one that I received. That night I lay in bed and wished there was a way to retrieve it. Alas, there wasn’t. The damage was done.
Hopefully the pitifully repentive telephone call I made the next morning at least made a dent in restoring my relationship with the recipient of that e-mail.
But this time I’m holding my tongue. Besides, I wasn’t spewing my venom at anyone particular this time, just “them” or more specifically “they.” But “you” don’t need to hear what I had to say to or about “they.” Trust me, it wasn’t pretty.
And so, I’ve highlighted and deleted.
Colossians 4:6 says,