Great thoughts on the power of our words.

Casandra Martin

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa


I was reminded today of the power of words. Words are not merely combinations of syllables, syntax, and sentences. Words have muscles. They can influence how we see ourselves, give us confidence or sap our courage, inspire hope or ignite fear. We remember words. We can recite the words that stung deeply, cut fiercely, and dug holes in our hearts. We hold onto the words that warmed us on cold days, drew us a picture of our better selves, and provided the encouragement we needed to take the next step.


Be careful of the words you say today. Someone is listening to your voice, hearing your words, and drawing a picture of Jesus from what you say. Today you have the power to wrap someone in love with your words…

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