Gossip is Not a Lover
Gossip is not a lover! Slander, defamation of character, lies, half-truths and complete truth is a terrible playground for gossip. As a young girl, I remember sharing secrets with friends that I thought was juicy news but later found out that those words spoken were hurtful. I want to know at what point do we give up gossip and truly love our brothers and sisters? Relationships are destroyed at the hand of gossip and it brings such pain to the individual that is the topic of discussion. As I watch the destruction that gossip causes, it leads me to wonder the condition of the heart, of the individual who enjoys gossip. After discussing this topic with a few of my friends, we concluded that it’s a personal deficiency. Yes, it’s easy to say that misery loves company because that is a true statement, but let’s go deeper. When some individuals gossip, and spread rumors about other people, they are deflecting situations either going on in their [...]