Based on the writings of David Berg
I spoke a word in anger
To one who was my friend.
Like a knife it cut him deeply,
A wound that was hard to mend.
That word, so thoughtlessly uttered,
I wish we could both forget,
But its echo lives and memory gives
The recollection yet.
A Christian writer relates the following true story: “During early childhood I had a fiery temper which often caused me to say and do unkind things in the heat of anger.
“One day, after I had bawled out one of my . . .