If you keep your mouth shut, you will stay out of trouble. (Prov 21:23 NLT)
Prayer: LORD, quick, emotion-driven, and harshly spoken words have at times gotten me into trouble! When I have opportunity to respond in anger or say something potentially hurtful, help me hold my tongue and turn my heart to You. I will likely make matters worse if I speak only from emotions. I want what I say to resolve conflict, bring peace, or accomplish something beneficial in someone’s life. Help me make it so. In Jesus’ name, Amen.