Quote of the Day – September 14 2012

“Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

 

I gave words a bad rap the other night. Yes, they convey meaning only approximately at best and are as good at blocking communication as they are at aiding it but can we blame the tools for how they are used? The right words can inspire. The right words can heal and build bridges and wake people up who slept before. Words can win battles and tear down old moribund structures. Words are a kind of magic. That’s why we call it spelling 🙂
Words can also damage. Words can bring a person to despair but they can also lift them up to heights never seen before. Words with intent are amazing things.
That word intent becomes important along with another one mindfulness. So much depends on us being mindful not only of what we do but what we say. With mindfulness and intent every word becomes a spell and thus we use our power.
Blessings, G

 

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Green Play Mandala by G A Rosenberg

 

Launch Pad by G A Rosenberg

4 thoughts on “Quote of the Day – September 14 2012”

  1. Namaste G,
    I love the ‘Launch Pad’. It looks like the craft I would use for my daily travelling.
    I have your design on my desktop (hope that you don’t mind) to remind myself, that everything is possible and that there’s no limit to what we are capable of creating.
    Blessings to You and Yours, dear G.
    Agnes

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