The word “silence” is obviously not a strange word to everyone I’m sure, but how many of us actually practice the theoretical meaning of this word?

Being “silent” is simply put as not responding or replying to speaking or actions. In some parts of the World, people believe being silent or a silent person is a dumb or dull person, while some parts believe silent people are the most dangerous people, as they’re unpredictable in action.

But in all ramifications, being silent surely comes with it’s advantages and disadvantages but in all, there are certain times when it’s necessary and compulsory to keep silence or be silent, such are listed below:.

1. Be silent – in the heat of anger.

2. Be silent – when you don’t have all the facts.

3. Be silent – when you haven’t verified a reported story yet.

4. Be silent – if your words will offend a weaker person.

5. Be silent – when it is time to listen.

6. Be silent – when you are tempted to make light of holy things.

7. Be silent -when you tempted to joke about sin.

8. Be silent – if you would be ashamed of your word later.

9. Be silent – if your words would convey the wrong impression.

10. Be silent – if the issue is none of your business.

11. Be silent – when you are tempted to tell an outright lie.

12. Be silent – if your words will damage someone else’s reputation.

13. Be silent – if your words will damage a friendship.

14. Be silent – when you are feeling critical.

15. Be silent – if you can’t say it without screaming.

16. Be silent – if your words will be a poor reflection of your friends and family.

17. Be silent – if you may have to eat your words later.

18. Be silent – if you have already said it more than one time.

19. Be silent – when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.

20. Be silent – when you are supposed to be working instead.

It is believed according to a popular saying that: whoever guards his mouth and tongue, keeps his soul away from troubles.

I hope you’ve learnt from this and give it a try. Share your thoughts and comments in the section below.

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