When I was in grade 8 and 9 one of the biggest things people noticed about me was the fact I didn’t swear (I messed it up more when I got older). Proverbs 13:3 gives some words of wisdom, we are asked to guard our lips because those who speak thoughtlessly will come to ruin.
It is easy to accidently hurt people with our words and once we have said something it is very hard to take it back. Proverbs 13:3 reminds us to guard our lips, lets follow this advice, thinking through what we say. This could be anything from swearing to gossiping.