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The words we speak

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

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BAMAJAM 4/10/2013 2:38PM

  This blog is indeed wonderful-- I want to remember this.

Oh, Truhart, I was such a fan of Leo Buscaglin-- He was known as the "Love Doctor" because of his beautiful teachings about living a life of kindness and LOVE. His books are treasures.

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FENWAYGIRL18 4/10/2013 12:12AM

    exactly

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MJ7DM33 4/9/2013 10:04PM

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GETSALONG 4/9/2013 5:54PM

  sharing a favorite quote :)

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around ~ Leo Buscaglia

Sparking & Sparkfriends is like that for me...

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FEMISLIM 4/9/2013 4:35PM

    So true!!!!

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CAPECODLIGHT 4/9/2013 11:57AM

    It reminds me of one of the "rules" I have posted up for myself: "Guard your words and actions". You can never get a re-do on either.

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JOANIE69 4/9/2013 11:11AM

    This one message says it all, and inspired me to do a web search where I found many verses in the Bible that totally agree with this. Here are just a few of them:

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Matthew 15:18 But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this (can) defile a person.

Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Proverbs 12:18 There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Proverbs 16:24 Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Matthew 12:36 I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak...

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WORKNPROGRESS49 4/9/2013 9:14AM

    Very true emoticon

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MSLZZY 4/9/2013 9:10AM

    So true. Have a wonderful day!

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RD03875 4/9/2013 8:59AM

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DS9KIE 4/9/2013 8:58AM

    nice

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NYARAMULA 4/9/2013 8:21AM

    So true!

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1CRAZYDOG 4/9/2013 7:30AM

    This is such an excellent reminder! I watched a video (The Interview with God) and one of the slides it showed said "It takes just one second to hurt someone with words, but can take a lifetime to heal."

Hugs! Have a good Tuesday.

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SANDRALEET 4/9/2013 7:21AM

    Our wards come from our heart repair our hearts first and then we can control our mouth

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NANCYPAT1 4/9/2013 6:44AM

    Thank you - that is SOOOO true - we need to watch our words - but not only to OTHERS but to ourselves as well.

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DEBBIELCG 4/9/2013 6:25AM

    sound advice. thank you

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CHANGINGHORSES 4/9/2013 6:00AM

    Yes indeed. Choose your words wisely. Good thought.

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MARYJOANNA 4/9/2013 5:57AM

  Excellent words of advice. We must learn to think before we speak.

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STALEYK 4/9/2013 5:56AM

    How full of wisdom you are early in the morning! I am trying to put those words into my daily life...yet I find it hard to do at times. I always preached to my kids "If you can't say anything nice, Don't say anything!" Easier to preach than practise... emoticon

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GRAMMYEAC 4/9/2013 5:55AM

    Yep! Very true!!!

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BIGDOG18 4/9/2013 5:53AM

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TRYINGHARD54 4/9/2013 5:53AM

    so true.

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