Wisdom nugget for the day:
Sometimes it's easy for us to forget that each person's experiences and values and personalities are different. Before we step up to condemn what someone else is doing, we should first consider why we are doing so and if the issue is really an important enough issue to warrant such a reaction. Is this literally hurting them or others? Is it going against a plain command of God? Do I actually have genuine unselfish love for this person? If not, we would do well to think twice before gossiping or criticising what another person does.
James 4:11-12 11 Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it. 12 There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you—who are you to judge your neighbor?
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