Word Power (Tuesday)

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I’m reading Oliver Sacks’ Seeing Voices. It’s a fascinating look into communication, deafness and the power of words. He reminds us that we think with words.  Words connect us to past and future, to far-off places, even to the land of make-believe. Without language we would be disconnected and solitary. He writes:

“. . . our capacities for language, for thought, for communication, and culture . . are a gift–the most wonderful of gifts . . .”

Think about this today as you listen, talk, read and text. Are you grateful for the gift of words?bless soul pic

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