Indians used to wet their fingers and hold them in the wind to discern the direction of air currents. So, you must learn to observe and diagnose the currents, climate and emotional atmosphere others are creating around you.
Their words are poison or power. Their words are destructive or creative. Their words are doubt or faith building. Assess them accurately.
“And when Jesus came into the ruler’s house, and saw the minstrels and the people making noise, 24 He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn. 25 But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.”