It is a restless evil.
Full of deadly poison.
It's incredibly discouraging just how words can bring such pain.
I'm always amazed how much love I can have in my heart ...
yet my words spew forth like daggers.
Oh for shame.
Hurts surface and my defenses rise.
One offense is all it takes.
Then regret follows close behind.
Oh to find myself in His presence.
The place where forgiveness abounds.
The only place where peace reigns.
Without going there first ... sin reigns.
May I find myself in the place that love abounds, forgiveness reigns
... and kind, loving words dominate.