Can you believe how quickly this challenge is going ? 😗
20 Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down.
Ever live in a small town? Then you understand that news gets spread faster than a wild fire. We lived in a small town, my neighbor, the doctor’s wife, knew I was pregnant before I could tell my husband. She ruined the surprise for me. She meant well.
If the news is bad, everyone looks at you out of the corner of their eye and starts whispering. Unless it is a death the person, family feels as if they are shunned.
I would like to suggest an alternative idea. Instead of gossiping about them and giving them side long glances, how about being a shoulder. Maybe you could bring them a meal. Maybe you could be a friend