Daily Reminder on Language: #5 out of 21

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 SpeakingRumor

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.

Want to know what exactly you’re committing to? Read the Language section of For the Strength of Youth: http://forthestrengthofall.com/for-the-strength-of-youth/language/

Ask yourself: “What do the words I use say about me?”

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