“Jacqueline, dear, do not speak unless you can improve the silence.”
I love this line. Even though it was spoken adversely in the movie, there is so much wisdom in these words and such great advice for us as Christ Followers.
Yes, we are called to take a stand for the hope we have in Christ, but sometimes, the best way to do that is to be silent and let God work in the hearts and minds of people in conflict with us.
Jesus modeled this on several occasions when confronted to reveal Himself, defend Who He is, or speak on a cultural issue. He quoted Scripture, gave a parable, or He stayed silent. No matter which method, He always pointing to His Father.
The world needs Jesus. The world needs to see and hear Jesus in us.
When the Lord moves you to speak, speak with boldness the message He has laid on...