On The Weight of Words

January 20, 2015

On The Weight of Words

It always happens when I'm spent, overcommitted, and stressed out. The words I speak to my husband and my children in the midst of conflict become harsh and ungracious...demanding and loaded with expectation...

...that dispute between the kids? I don't care, just figure it out. 

...that topic that stings, repeatedly? You always...you never...I give up!

...that worry or fear that bubbles over? You don't care about how I feel!

In those times, it's so clear that I'm more concerned drawing the quickest line to making my point or getting what I want...I overlook the heart, I overlook the weight of words.

Today, I'm over at The Better Mom, sharing about our use of words, and how resolving conflict can be for life. I invite you to join me there...


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