WHEN TO BE SILENT

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    1. Be silent - in the heat of anger.
    2. Be silent - when you don't have all the facts.
    3. Be silent - when you haven't verified the story.
    4. Be silent - if your words will offend a weaker person.
    5. Be silent - when it is time to listen.
    6. Be silent - when you are tempted to make light of holy things.
    7. Be silent - when you are tempted to joke about sin.
    8. Be silent - if you would be ashamed of your words later.
    9. Be silent - if your words would convey the wrong impression.
    10. Be silent - if the issue is none of your business.
    11. Be silent - when you are tempted to tell an outright lie.
    12. Be silent - if your words will damage someone else's reputation.
    13. Be silent - if your words will damage a friendship.
    14. Be silent - when you are feeling critical.
    15. Be silent - if you can't say it without screaming.
    16. Be silent - if your words will be a poor reflection of the Lord or your friends and family.
    17. Be silent - if you may have to eat your words later.
    18. Be silent - if you have already said it more than one time.
    19. Be silent - when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.
    20. Be silent - when you are supposed to be working instead.
    Guarding the Tongue is Part of Iman.
    Al-Bukhari and Muslim narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him speak good or else keep silent …”
    https://islamqa.info/en/9410
    https://www.missionislam.comknowledge/tongue.htm
    "WHOEVER GUARDS HIS MOUTH AND TONGUE KEEPS HIS SOUL FROM TROUBLES".
     

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