Tag Archives: gentleness

Be Gentle and Kind, Not Clever

Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. (Philippians 4:5.) I need to remember that. Especially in this season, I need to remember. ***

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How To Win Every Social Media Argument Ever

[A post on internet kindness, updated from the archives.] Some on social media appear to think that any disagreement must be met with repeated efforts to convince the other person they’re wrong. And when I say repeated, I mean re-pea-ted. … Continue reading

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Note to Self on Internet Rancor

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Icky Internet Opinions

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another,” the Bible says, and I believe it. (Proverbs 27:17.) Getting things right is important and that’s one of the reasons I try to stay open to hearing things from people I might … Continue reading

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Blind Rage Is Not An Internet Superpower

A gentle answer turns away wrath,     but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1.) For … stirring up anger produces strife. (Proverbs 30:3.) If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. … Continue reading

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Quibbling is Crippling the Internet

Some people like to find fault and argue over even the slightest of disagreements. There’s a better way: Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. … Opponents must be gently instructed, in … Continue reading

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