The Power of Words

Life Out of Bounds

“Sticks and stone may break my bones but words will never hurt me!”

What a comeback!  I remember using it when I was on the playground in grade school.  Somehow it gave me this feeling of power.  I thought it was such a good comeback that unless someone really did throw sticks or stones at me, I could still hold my head high.  But let’s be honest, words are powerful.  They’re sometimes hurtful and sometimes kind.  They can cause an emotional high and a complete emotional low.  A few simple words can influence major decisions in your life, can cause you to act out of character, can change your mind and can cause you to do something you never thought you’d do.

Have you ever really thought about how powerful words are?

Sometimes we forget how powerful certain words are because we may use them everyday.  Or on the flip…

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