More thoughts on the power of words to hurt or heal, from a year ago.
I love it when the Dalai Lama says if he has a religion, it is kindness. I know the power of a kind word to uplift me, as well as others when we are going through a hard time. Just think of the power of negative words and nastiness, the power they have to destroy lives, like the life of Dolly Everett who took her life a while ago due to bullying? She is one of hundreds of thousands whose lives were destroyed not only by the unkind words of others but through the lack of power of her own positive inner voice of love to sustain her enough to make her want her to keep living.
That said I do feel that if you are a sensitive individual witnessing or being subject to a lot of violence or emotional violence can have the most devastating of impacts and looking…
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