- Words spoken one to another,
- Stranger to stranger,
- Worker to worker,
- Friend to friend,
- Loved to beloved,
- Bride to groom,
- Husband to wife
- And so many more.
- Words are the bearer
- Of greetings,
- Of anger,
- Of sharings,
- Of adoration,
- Of commitment
- And so much more.
- One to another,
- Uncaring to caring,
- Caring to uncaring,
- Caring to caring.
Originally written: October 10, 1998
- Words spoken carry a weight. A weight it has taken years and maturity
to start to understand. We learn to speak early in life. We use the words
and expressions of those we immitate sometimes not understanding the
impact of some of the words. We begin to learn as we delight our
parents, siblings, and relatives. In Tweens and teen years we learn the
impact on friends, non-friends, and those we desire love from. Years of
joy and hurt mount along with experience in use and misuse of words.
Some take the path of deception and spend the rest of their lives deceiving
themselves and others. They may even come to believe in their lies. This
path always ends in loneliness and pain. Others take the middle road and
spend their lives slipping back and forth mixing truth, omission, and fibs
stealing happiness and finding sorrow when the deceptions are found out.
- Then, there are those who live their live caring what words mean and their
impact on others and ultimately to themselves. They are sensitive as they
mature learning the use and misuse of words. They apologize for the
unintended hurts and the agony brands the memory of the use of those
words. Their lives have pain and happiness mixed in measure providing a
balance. They learn the affect of words. Their life is a continuum of
- At the last breath of this life is the profound knowledge words are the basic
communication between humans. A life spent perfecting their use is a life