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Watch What You Say!
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By James Pemberton
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Watch What You Say!


Sometimes, when your

tongue begins to wander.

Don't allow it to be filled with

gossip and slander.


Edify and build up your

brother and sister.

Don't allow your tongue

 to destroy...  Like a "twister."


In this world.  You must be

like "seasoned salt."

Praying for one another. 

Not dwelling on a fault.


Backbiting and gossip

will simply devour.

Be filled with God's truth

and power!


Don't involve yourself with

words that will decay.

Control your tongue... 

Why not start...  TODAY?



By Jim Pemberton




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Submitted: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Last Updated: Monday, September 11, 2017

About the Poet
I and my wife have 4 grown children and currently live in the Pacific Northwest. I've spent much of my life doing volunteer work in the food distribution for the needy among local churches. Many of the poems I've written are a reflection of times of adversity as a reminder of God's love and faithfulness. I've found many opportunities to share my poems with those who are hurting and discouraged. I'm thankful for the reports of many of the poems touching people's lives. I hope that the poems included on Wordchimes will touch and bless your life too!

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