Mr., Mrs., Ms., Master Jabber:
Dear M. Jabber-your name means, fast, excited talk that makes little sense. When one makes sense their words are intelligible, justifiable, or practicable. Now, if one makes no sense with their words they are unintelligible, unjustifiable, or unpractical.
How many times have we heard they jabbered nonstop? Or we have thought that about another or they about us? The key to talk is wind words, win words or worm words, I believe.
Even Biblical scriptures taken out of context to prove a senseless point goes nowhere except maybe to the nervous system to grate the nerves. Foolish jokes are told at times to get under someone’s skin, or get someone’s goat.
Do you remember dancing the night away to:
“Baba, daba, daba, daba, daba, daba, dab,”
Said the Monkey to the Chimp.
All night long they’d chatter away,
All day long there were happy and gay,
Swinging and singing in their hunky-tonkey way.”
In case you don’t remember let the songwriter interpret for you:
“Swinging and singing in their hunky-tonkey way.
“Aba, daba, daba, daba, daba, daba, dab,”
Means “Monk, I love but you.”
“Baba, daba, dab,” in monkey talk
Means “Chimp, I love you, too.”
Do we talk and sing monkey talk? Or, are our words seasoned with salt, peppered with grace so that we will know how we should respond to each person. Does our mind, words and heart communicate words fit for any table, gathering or occasion that is hosted by Christ Jesus? Colossians 4:6 “Let the words you speak always be full of grace. Season them with salt. Then you will know how to answer everyone.”