There are two possible approaches to take when you see someone doing something wrong. One is to speak harshly, telling him what he did is wrong. But this approach does not help the other person understand how they can correct the behavior. This is more like stabbing than healing!
The approach of the wise is to show people how they can correct what they did wrong. The only words that should be said are those conducive to healing.
Today, resolve to internalize and practice this valuable piece of wisdom.
And… think of someone you can share this with, who might gain from hearing it.
(see Vilna Gaon - Proverbs 12:18; Rabbi Pliskin - "Consulting the Wise")
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