Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Wisdom for Wednesday-Words Spoken

Welcome to another week of:

Research has shown that we speak around 17,000 words a day!  They say that some days it is around 60,000 words a day!  Wow that is a lot of words.  Our words can either tear down or build up.  It really made me think that every single word that I say can make a difference and with just a word, I can please and glorify the Lord.

 As teachers, I think it is important to remember this research as well because as we speak to the students, I believe it is important to remember that our words can build them up or tear them down.  I need to remember to always think before I speak and make sure that my words will glorify the lord.  

Luke 6:45

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Have a great day!


  1. Love this! Reminds me of the Steve Green song, "Encourage One Another, and Build Each Other Up."

  2. Great reminder - especially as we go back to school and sometimes get a little frustrated!


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