Honesty is the best policy. But, I’ve also learned that we must speak the truth in love.
With the pace of communications these days it is rare to see someone hold their tongue in order to stop and think about what they’re going to say. Interruption to get our point across seems to be more common today.
One of the most famous sayings in history is “What is truth?” spoken by Pilate to Jesus. Slow down enough to be convinced of truth. The truth shall set you free.
Matthew 5:37 Just say a simple, ‘Yes, I will,’ or ‘No, I won’t.’ Anything beyond this is from the evil one.