"I'm convinced that the negative has power and if you allow it to perch in your house,
in your mind, in your life, it can take you over," "Those negative words climb
into the woodwork, into the furniture, and the next thing you know, they're on your skin.
A negative statement is poison."
When someone spreads lies about you, you're not in it. Never. Gossip be it in the form of
a rumor that's sweeping the nation or a gripe session between friends—reflects the
insecurity of those who initiate it.
When we make negative statements about others behind
their backs, we often do so because we want to feel powerful—and that's usually because we
in some way feel powerless, unworthy, not courageous enough to be forthright.
also send the message—both to ourselves and to those with whom we share them—that we can't
The more Like Jesus a Man Becomes, The Less he Criticises Other People...
A gossip goes around revealing secrets,but those who are
trustworthy can keep a confidence. Proverbs 11:13
Fire goes out for lack of fuel, and quarrels disappear when the
gossip stops. Proverbs 26:20
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love
but he that repeateth a matter...separateth friend. Proverbs 17:9
GOSSIP: Ten Pathways To Eliminate It From Your Life And Transform Your Soul
"Gossip ruins lives,
assassinates personalities, splits families, alienates
friends, and greatly harms a person's (and company's)
finances. Actually, nothing can eat through a company's
profits faster than gossip, which leads to hurt feelings, a
sense of helplessness for the victims and a general lack of
On the other hand, a gossip-free life results in
positive interactions with the people around you, heals
relationships, makes a company run more efficiently and
profitably, and increases one's general level of peace and
Authors Lori & Bob are
on a mission to end gossip and bring positive speech to our world.