This was the age before social media, before emails were used daily. This was before texting and video chatting, snapchat and instagram.
Pen to paper.
I have never written anything I wouldn't mind people reading. When our home burned 4 years ago, I mourned the loss of all my journals. I had my quiet time journals, journals for my kids -i wrote down their milestones and the funny things they said. I had blessing journals. Journals where I wrote thanks to the Lord for providing in unusual ways, little blessings I didn't want to forget. I guess a part of me wanted my kids to read those one day and realize how influencing The Lords presence was in our life.
Anyway, Since that day in 1998, I never wrote anything I didn't want people to read.
Hillary, you may want to heed this advice. First of all, it's thousands of emails. Not just one email. And supposedly, they are things that could incriminate you. Did you really thing no one would ever read your emails? Oh wait, I guess you did because, YOU DELETED THEM. Really? I'm not sure I want a president who is so naive and careless.
I guess it's not up to me, but people let's take my dad's advice...
Teenagers, don't text things to one girlfriend you don't want the other girlfriend to know.
Husbands, don't text inappropriate things to women who aren't your wife.
Wives, don't text complaints to your friends about your husband.
PEOPLE, for the love, Don't write things in emails you don't want people to read, then delete them. That seems pretty simple.
Proverbs 12:18 (NIV)
- The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.Ecclesiastes 9:17 (NIV)
- The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded than the shouts of a ruler of fools.