The power of words

What is a man beyond his word? The power of life and death lie in the tongue. This simply means that words can either build or kill.

In thinking about the power of words, I am reminded of the four agreements for a happy life theorized by Don Miguel Ruiz.

Be impeccable with your words.  Always use your love and truth, even and especially when it’s hard.

Sometimes we believe the lie spares those we love when it actually tears into the very fabric of who he or she could become. Lies poison and taint what is intended to be pure.

Do your best. There is no such thing as perfect truth in humanity. Again, always do your best and you will be satisfied with yourself.

Consider the weapon in your words and choose your ammunition wisely. Will you be a bullet or a balm?

Have an amazing day.

 

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