Friday, March 22, 2013

the compliment

A compliment is a statement that notes a blessing about another.
It's meant to build up confidence while recognizing your brother.
But we often forget its true intent and make fake statements on a whim.
Self promotion becomes our motive and this surely is a sin.
Sometimes its offered up in speech used only to persuade.
To get attention in return for the accolade just made.
So when you praise, please speak the truth and leave flattery to those that lie.
I'll accept you with much more respect when you look me in the eye.
Build each other up in truth without a means to end.
Then you will truly praise God's name for the blessing He bestowed your friend.
(Victoria Anderson)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Copyright © | All Rights Reserved

All articles and content posted to this website are protected by the copyright laws of the United States (17 U.S.C. 101 et seq.) and similar laws in other countries. No part of this website may be used in whole or in part without prior written consent of Victoria Anderson.

© Copyright | All Rights Reserved Victoria Anderson | The Devoted Woman

Translate This Page...