How to Be Honest and Kind


We all know that being honest is a great characteristic.

But how can we balance between these two famous sayings on honesty: “Honesty is the best policy!” and “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all” ?

Early on in marriage, there will many times when you’ll struggle between honesty and kindness. Your spouse will ask for an honest answer, but your honest answer may be hurtful. So how can you choose honesty and kindness?

Well when you consistently work to put your spouse’s needs and feelings above your own, your honest thoughts will develop into kind thoughts. Instead of working against each other, your honesty and kindness will begin to work together!

Because when you love your spouse with Christ-like love, even your most honest thoughts about your spouse and your marriage will become kind thoughts!

How can you show honesty and kindness to your spouse today? Comment below with your idea!

Posted on: April 19, 2016