From today’s reading...
The rumour then went out among the brothers that this disciple would not die. Yet Jesus had not said to Peter, ‘He will not die,’ but, ‘If I want him to stay behind till I come.’” John 21:23
There’s an old joke about rumors and gossip: “I can’t tell you anymore. I already told you more than I know.”
None of us are immune from it, not even the apostles, so actively fight the urge to hear and spread rumors and gossip with the triple-filter test, which is to ask, “Is it true; is it kind, or is it necessary?”
Some attribute this to Socrates, but I don’t think that’s accurate.
Regardless of its origin, it’s a good filter to run your information through before you go running your mouth, which is usually not the way to…
Stay the course.
Keep the faith.
Market like you mean it. Now go sell something.