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The Power of Your Words

Updated: Oct 1, 2023

The Power of Your Words

There is an old proverb action packed with wisdom that says, "The tongue has the power of life and death, and whoever loves it will eat its fruit."

So what is this proverb suggesting? In essence, it is saying, what ever you declare with your words - so it shall be. 

In a personal & spiritual growth newsletter (Beliefnet) I was recently reading, Chris Widener (Internationally recognized speaker of Leadership & Personal Growth) says, "What we say has the ability to create situations, emotions, and thoughts in others. A kind word helps people, negative words hurt - sometimes for a very long time."

Just Think About It....

When someone said something to you positive (a compliment, a kind word or encouragement) it lifted your spirits. However, when someone said something negative or hurtful, it can really dampen your spirits and moods. I never quite understand the child hood phrase "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me", Because words DO make a difference. Sometimes what someone said to you even as a child sticks with you even through adulthood. 

Although yes, the words we speak can affect those around us - but what I wanted to really bring to the forefront is what are you speaking about yourself? Are your words filled with negative self talk, "It seems I will never get ahead", "I just can't do this", "I am a failure in everything I do" and it goes on and on. Unfortunately, this self talk can be damaging to you and your future. Remember the proverb, "you will eat of its fruits". You are literally declaring that over your future. 

Isn't It About Time?

So it's it about time you speak words of faith, positivity, and expectancy of good things? "I am successful", "I CAN do this", "I WILL accomplish my dreams" and guess what - "you will eat of its fruits".

Speak, Declare (and I add, Think) positive things to/of yourself and your life will move towards that outcome and you will indeed eat of its fruits. 

Be Blessed & Inspired Always, LT Turner Jr Inspirational Enthusiast

P.S. Missed My Last Blog? No problem.

You can access it here: "From Thought To Fruition"

"Believe & Never Give Up On Your Dreams"

~ LT Turner Jr

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Amy Starr Allen
Amy Starr Allen
10 de mar. de 2021

Yes! It's time to speak words of positivity, and expectancy of good things! Imagine what the world would be like if we all did that. :) Thanks so much for another amazing and encouraging post, LT.

LT Turner Jr
LT Turner Jr
18 de mar. de 2021
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Yes, our world would be light years ahead for sure. But we can be the change we desire to see in the world and continue to share our light and encourage others to speak words of positivity and expectancy of good things. Thanks for stopping by Amy :)

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