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You grab a mad dog by the ears when you butt into a quarrel that’s none of your business.

People who shrug off deliberate deceptions, saying, “I didn’t mean it, I was only joking,” are worse than careless campers who walk away from smoldering campfires. (18-19)

When you run out of wood, the fire goes out; when the gossip ends, the quarrel dies down. (20)

Listening to gossip is like eating cheap candy; do you want junk like that in your belly? (22) (From Proverbs 26: 17-22, MSG)

Over all it sounds like we should be minding our own business. How well are you doing in that department?

Prayer- Lord, remind us of verses like this when we stick our noses in where they don’t belong. Amen.

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