Tongue Like Wildfire

James envisages the tongue as a wildfire that has the potential to set our lives and our world ablaze. The film Only the Brave (Joseph Kosinski, Sony Pictures Releasing, 2017) tells the riveting true story of the “Granite Mountain Hotshots,” a team of twenty firefighters specially assembled to battle some of the most dangerous wildfires in the American West. Tragically, the film demonstrates just how deadly wildfires are—recounting how nineteen members of the courageous twenty-man crew lost their lives in the Yarnell, AZ fire of 2013 ( Similar to a wildfire, the tongue can be perilous and destructive.