Word Power

When you ask people to tell the stories of their lives, they will often recall special words: words said to them by a grandmother, a teacher, a father, a friend.  They will remember when a person described them in particular way or perhaps chided them with words that continue to sting. Though they evaporate quickly like a mist burned off by the morning sun, their sounds echo for days and weeks and sometimes years. Choose them wisely.

 

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