Florence Shinn wrote, “Man’s word is his wand filled with magic and power!” Our words are mighty swords. If we swing them one way, they nurture life and make it grow. It we swing them the other way, they can destroy. There was an old saying that I grew up with, “Sticks and stones will […]Read more "Is It Kind? Is It Necessary? Is it True?"
There is a song in the musical My Fair Lady, where Eliza Doolittle is overcome with her disgust for all the words her would-be beau, Freddie sings to her. She wants action. “Words, Words, Words, I’m so sick of words,” she sings adamantly. I’m also getting quite annoyed with words, but for a different reason. […]Read more "Words! Words! Words!"