Category: criticism

Bite the tongue of criticism

June 22, 2015 | 20 comments

Over the years, I’ve worked hard at not being judgmental. I’m still working on it! The temptation to render judgment on a neighbor who acts contrary to one’s expectations can feel so compelling at times. But Jesus wisely taught, “Judge

Are You Open to Improvement?

October 21, 2014 | 8 comments

“People who accept discipline are on the pathway to life, but those who ignore correction will go astray.”~ Proverbs 10:17, NLT “If a friend informs us of a fault, do we listen patiently to the rebuke and credit what is

Look for What’s Right in Others

October 14, 2014 | 10 comments

If you’d like to get along better with other people, look for what’s right in them. In truth, everyone is a child of God with a flawless individuality that is glorious and brilliant. That perfect self is not always obvious

Say no to ill-motivated criticism

May 22, 2013 | 5 comments

Criticism is crippling. Criticism, of the harmful kind, is debilitating. It brings thinking to a low level, often alienates friends, creates enemies, causes discord and strife in families, and contributes to an unhappy mental environment. It would stop the flow