We’re all mess-makers; it’s better if we understand that early on in life.
This is the proverbial equivalent of Nathan’s story to David.
Rash words wound. Thoughtless, quickly spoken words are like sword thrusts. They maim, they scar, and they kill. Whether intentional or not, it happens.
Maybe everyone is right, there’s no wrong way to journal, at least on the broad spectrum. However, I have found there are wrong ways for me to journal, and I am glad I seem to have found the way that works for me.
I asked my middle son if he remember the first verse. He said he did, but it had nothing to do with the second verse. I said, “Are you sure? Think about it.” He went back into the recesses of his mind and thought.
Your wife may not say the same words as this woman you know, but holy cow! look at what she does for you. Doing your dirty underwear: that’s love.