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Mark My Words

Posted Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Mark My Words

 

Words are both liberating and imprisoning; we are bound by them – especially when we `give our word’.

Words define us, and the way we use them defines us even more; they bear testimony to the way we think, feel – and write.

Words can be contradictory in terms, like the word monosyllabic – a five syllable word meaning `words of one syllable’.

Words connect us to the world and to each other, and connected words make up the language of communication, spoken in many tongues by many tongues.

Human actions can render words meaningless; actions speak louder - wordless actions louder still.

But words will be remembered long after actions are forgotten.

All are silent in the end.

Mark my words.

 

 

Reb Lee Oct 29th 2013.

 
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