Difficult People

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A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1

Lucy Worsley is a British historian and TV presenter. Like most people in the public eye, she sometimes receives nasty mail—in her case, over a mild speech impediment that makes herr’s sound likew’s. One person wrote this: “Lucy, I’ll be blunt: Please try harder to correct your lazy speech or remover’s from your scripts—I couldn’t sit through your TV series because it made me so annoyed. Regards, Darren.”

For some people, an insensitive comment like this might trigger an equally rude reply. But here’s how Lucy responded: “Oh Darren, I think you’ve used the anonymity of the internet to say something you probably wouldn’t say to my face. Please reconsider your unkind words! Lucy.”

Lucy’s measured response worked. Darren apologized and vowed not to send anyone such an…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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