Speak the truth to me,
Even when it is difficult to hear.
Better are wounds from a friend
Truth helps us to draw near.
Speak the truth in love;
A brutal manner will only injure.
Tender words will touch my heart;
Love will make the truth more pure.
Speak the truth each day.
consistency causes safety to grow.
Confidence and trust abound
When we are honored so.
Speak truth to yourself;
Let honesty and candor be your guides.
Then when you speak to others,