True You Episode 3: Getting Real About Gossip

Eighty percent of our conversations are spent discussing other people and their habits.1 That’s a fancy way of saying “We gossip . . . a lot!” Have you been hurt by careless words in a messy friendship? You’re not alone in your hurt, but you could be the sole source of change for your friendship circle.

Today, we’ll get real about gossip. We’ll share the hurts we’ve experienced, lessons we’ve learned, and even one girl’s testimony of her struggle and the freedom she found. See the key components to healthy friendship by watching this episode of True You now:

If you’ve been struggling with your friendships, here’s a passage of Scripture that could help you in your freedom journey: James 3:1–12

We’d love to hear from you! Send us your freedom story—that’s what we call it when God sets you free through His Truth found in the Bible. Post your one-minute video on social media, and tag @liesyoungwomenbelieve or upload it here. It could be selected to be featured on a future episode of True You!

1 Rosemary Black, “Gossip Makes up 80 Percent of Our Conversations—and That Might Be OK: Experts.” New York Daily News, January 11, 2019.

About Author

Dannah Gresh is completely in love with her chocolate labradoodle, Stormie. (But just for the record, she doesn't like dog kisses.) She's been married to Bob for over twenty years and loves that he brings her "freshly sharpened bouquets of pencils." She's the mom to Lexi, Autumn, and Rob. Oh, and she co-wrote Lies Young Women Believe with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth!

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