Dennis Merritt Jones WHAT DID YOU SAY? "Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care, for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill." ~ Buddha If we truly understood the power of the words that come our mouths I wonder if we might be more mindful of what we say. This goes double for the words we use when we are around our children because they absorb what they hear like a sponge. If you were to become the conscious observer of the words that come out of your mouth for the next 24 hours who would be influenced by those words? First of all, YOU would. You see, your subconscious mind hears those words and personalizes them. In other words there is some truth to the childhood saying, "I'm rubber, you are glue...(well you know the rest). Our words have the power to harm or heal--to build up or tear down. That includes ourselves as well those around us. May the words you speak today be a divine reflection of the sacred being you know you really are. Peace, Dennis