healing words


The tongue that heals is a tree of life, but a devious tongue breaks the spirit. (Proverbs 15:4, Christian Standard Bible) Have you ever wondered how many words the average person knows? One source says the average twenty-year-old American has knowledge of 42,000 words. Whether that is high, low, or on target, I don’t know. But what I do wonder is how many of those words are kind words, or as Proverbs 15:4 says, healing words. Have you ever considered the power of your words on those you interact with each day? What kind of words come out of your…