power of words

The Power of Words

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power of words

Wisdom From the World

“Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.” – Dale Carnegie

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“A person isn’t who they are during the last conversation you had with them –They’re who they’ve been throughout your whole relationship.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

Wisdom From the Word

“Kind words heal and help; cutting words wound and maim.” – Proverbs 15:4 (The Message)

“Gracious speech is like clover honey – good taste to the soul, quick energy for the body.” – Proverbs 16:24 (The Message)

“Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear.” – James 1:19 (The Message) 

Keep Me Real, Lord!

“Lord, you have reminded me that even when I am not talking, I am communicating. Help me to communicate a loving, interested, curious and respectful attitude. If I open my mouth, let my words leave the people in my life encouraged and uplifted with an awareness that I value our connection. Thank you, Lord!

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