Today I, ____________________, will always speak kindly and politely to others.
“Avoid gossip of any kind.” – For the Strength of Youth
Today and until July 12, I, ____________________, will avoid gossip of any kind.
The Guide to the Scriptures
See also Evil Speaking; Rumor
To share personal facts or information about another person without that person’s approval.
- Every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof:Matt. 12:36;
- Saints are admonished not to be tattlers and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not:1 Tim. 5:11–14;
- Thou shalt not speak evil of thy neighbor:D&C 42:27;
- Strengthen your brethren in all your conversation:D&C 108:7;
Source: The Guide to the Scriptures, section: Gossip.
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