A few points to ponder. The words that come out of our mouths can bring LIFE, and LOVE and HEALING……but what about the destructive ones? Out in the atmosphere – difficult to take back……. ‘I will NEVER FORGIVE YOU’. Spoken words do not directly kill like a sword – but can they destroy?
I believe they can….words of hatred, unkindness and vitriolic outpourings though they may give relief to the one writing them, can be legacies that live long after they have gone. Our written words are vitally important. A turn of phrase in a letter or somethings ‘out there’ in cyber space could destroy someone’s day in the distant future.
One person whose writings not only left a legacy in his own day but changes lives today as encouragement and comfort. (Like THE WORD written…..and THE WORD Christ) in his short life his LOVE for His Lord has lingered through the years and among the millions of words he penned gems of beauty and Hope continue to be discovered and inspire new generations.
You can never measure what God will do through you…….if…you keep your relationship right with Him. Whatever circumstances you are in, and whatever you may meet day by day, He is pouring rivers of living water through you….
With our mouths and with our PENS may we also CHOOSE ‘wisely’ and honour HIM in this week.
A challenge but what JOY we know if we truly are in relationship with HIM.
live! LOVE! EXTRAVAGANTLY KNOW JOY!!