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Friday; December 28

How long does it take us to realize we said the wrong thing?I think, as a younger person, I was often clueless as to how dumb I was.As I look back on it, I realize just how thoughtless many of my comments might have been.When I was in college I always had a quick response to people – and every so often I would get it right – but, for the most part I was often more convicted than effective.During our early years of marriage I would say things that would make me cringe now but back then, they just made Jeane irritated.I would like to think that I have learned to be more judicious when I speak – but, one thing I do know is that I am more aware of the impact of what I say and am more apt to realize when I say something stupid.Now, if I can just master the ability to remain silent longer and more often I can move on to a better (and easier) life. It would be interesting to know what kind of communicator the great King Solomon was in his lifetime.His Book of Proverbs is filled with great com…