A Soft Answer vs A Harsh Word

When my son Benjamin was a toddler, which has been the most challenging stage for me as a mother thus far, I would often react to his toddler behavior. My negative reaction would than cause a negative, counter reaction from my son. One day as I was reading the Bible, I came across Proverbs 15:1,

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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