You live in a hyped-up world of instant communication in which people often share what they think before they think. The result is an edgy, opinionated and often nasty level of discourse that is dragging the quality of life into an increasingly downward spiral. Want to escape all of this? Put everything you say through the grace filter to see if it honors God, helps others and reflects well on you. You’ll still get to express yourself, but you’ll do it in a way that builds up and doesn’t tear down.