speaking the truth in love

  I was traveling on business to a city cross-country.  So I called a friend to ask if I could stay with him while there. “No,” he said, in a matter-of-fact but friendly way. I didn’t know what to do.  He wasn’t supposed to say that.  He should’ve said either “yes” (whether he meant it or not) or “let me check and see if that will work.”  But he wasn’t supposed to tell me the truth, not flat out like that.  Even if he knew it wouldn’t work, or even… Continue reading speaking the truth in love