3 posts tagged words

Criticize, Condemn, and Complain

No matter what you do or don't do, I always have a choice in how I communicate with you. You can't make me do or feel anything. If I choose to not consciously communicate, I am choosing to give away my power. Whether I am attempting to feel small or big in front of you, my unconscious words are reducing me to less than I am. If you can stay steady in you, I can't claim your power. Despite my anger-filled desire, my words can't possibly do this. Nothing external can. Only you can ...

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A Waste of Words

In many ways, our culture encourages the wasting of words. They're presented not as a resource to be responsible to, but rather something to use carelessly, without consequence. Another resource we can throw around and away. Hidden behind our screens, provided with a medium to share our every fleeting thought and feeling, we're finding this story even easier to believe. Please don't waste your words. They are one of your most valuable resources; and they are one of the few resources you ...

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Our Words Are Our Resource

What if our words were thought of as a resource to be conserved and used wisely? What if we saw the misuse of our words as a waste of precious resources, similar to the misuse of our oceans or another limited resource? What if we saved our words? Saved them from carelessness, from thoughtless expressions, saved them from being used to harm people and the planet? What if we learned to respect all our resources? Not just the one's from the earth and that other posses, but the one's ...

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