How powerful are words?
In preparation for this post and in consideration of our Power of Words Jewelry Collection, I collected a few quotes describing the effect words have on our lives.
"The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences." - Proverbs 18:21 (NLT)
"Throughout human history, our greatest leaders and thinkers have used the power of words to transform our emotions, to enlist us in their causes, and to shape the course of destiny. Words can not only create emotions, they create actions. And from our actions flow the results of our lives.” - Tony Robbins
“There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.” - Diane Setterfield
“Your words become your world.” - Nadeem Kazi
What is your relationship with words?
Take a moment to assess the way you speak to and about yourself. Consider the words you say aloud and those that you utter to yourself in the privacy of your own mind.
- Are you kind?
- Are you mean?
- Are you encouraging?
- Do you believe in yourself?
- Do you call yourself names?
Now assess what you say about others. When others think about the words that you have spoken to and about them, would they smile?
What do you say about the quality of your life? Your children? Your finances? Your goals and dreams?
Now consider whether you believe what you say. Regardless of whether your words are positive or negative, do you take them to heart? This matters.
As we enter into this new decade, make the decision to be intentional about the words you speak over yourself and your loved ones.
Consider choosing one word or short phrase that you want to represent your 2020. Then check to see if we already have earrings, a bracelet, or necklace that feature that word or create custom jewelry by having the word engraved on one of the pieces from the Power of Words Collection.