Thought For Today

“The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but in that he cannot believe anyone else”


I was thinking about this, and it struck me that it is not just liars who would be punished in this way; people who are incapable of accepting love are so because they are incapable of giving it.


About Pam Smith

I am a Christian and currently exploring vocation. I am a writer, I conduct a brass band, I am an avid reader and when I'm not doing any of those things I crochet with a fierce passion. I am mum to two fantastic young adults, celebrating my Silver wedding anniversary in 2016 with my husband. I recently gained my Bachelor of Arts with honours.
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4 Responses to Thought For Today

  1. Maxi Malone says:

    How insightful, a liar can’t believe anyone else.


    • sterlingsop says:

      Exactly! I suppose we all fall into the “judging others by our own standards” category from time to time, but liars are completely alone all the time. The suspicion they live with day in and day out must be overwhelming.


  2. pattisj says:

    That is quite interesting, Pam, I never thought of the reciprocation factor in lying.


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