The Wounds of a Friend

Over at Community Moms I'm talking about telling the truth in love. You know, the hard stuff. I got schooled. You should too. Join me?

"I didn’t grow up telling the truth.

Don’t get me wrong, we weren’t supposed to lie, we just didn’t tell the truth about the hard stuff.

In the name of southern grace we had an arsenal of tools to deal with the truth that involved joking about it, using sarcasm, avoidance of the issue, and this really tricky one where you tell someone else in hopes that they will address the issue. (It’s not gossiping if you’re trying to help, right?)"

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