Do not base your judgment on appearances; judge according to what is right.  – Jn 7:24

Reflection.  “A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered” (Ralph Waldo Emerson).  Malicious gossip is like pulling up a rose before it blooms.  Be careful not to participate.  The person you are condemning may be a Saint in a distressing disguise.

Prayer.  Lord, teach me to keep from judging people too quickly.