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my lips

Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord.
Keep watch over the door of my lips.
Psalm 141:3
When I read this verse yesterday, the word that stood out to me was “door.”  I started thinking about the connection between doors and lips and wrote these thoughts in my journal.
Sometimes doors need to be opened and sometimes they need to be closed.  Doors can be welcoming to others or slammed in their faces.  I want the “door of my lips” to be gracious, welcoming to all.  I also want my door to be heavy, so it has to be opened with intention and thought.  What does the door of your lips look like?
So Jesus said again, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that I Myself am the Door for the sheep.  John 10:7 (Amplified Bible)

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