Words Matter

“Actions speak louder than words.”

“A picture is worth a thousand words.”

“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”

Do words matter?

If you believe the above quotes … not much.

If you’ve ever been called crazy, weirdo, bizarre … you know words matter, a lot.

If you’ve ever been told, “I love you” … you know words matter, a lot.

If you’ve ever been inspired or touched or educated by something you read … you know words matter, a lot.

Words matter so much, John described Jesus Christ, the Son of God, as The Word.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4In him was life, and that life was the light of men. 5The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. ~ John 1:1-3 NIV

Oh, yes, Words Matter!

March 2-6, 2009 is Words Matter Week, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE).

NAIWE has invited writers and bloggers to answer the question Do words matter? If you want to participate, write your post and add your link on the NAIWE Newswire.

Do you believe words matter?

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