Recently, a teenager said, “You know, people say words don’t hurt, but they do. Words hurt.”
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Article Credit: Bessie Stewart-Banks
Have you noticed lately that in today’s society many people are saying just about any and everything without taking into consideration of how their words may harm others? If you haven’t, I have and it has gotten to be a bit ridiculous to say the less.
While growing up there was a saying that my mother would always use when she noticed that my siblings and I were using unkind words toward one another or to other people that were in close proximity to us. The statement goes a little like this: Everything that comes up doesn’t necessarily have to come out.
Now that I am older with an adult child and one on the brink of being an adult I find myself saying the very same thing to them. I do so because there are so many people…
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