What do you mean by that?

Have you ever tried to describe a color to someone? Any success? “Dark green” or “light green” aren’t much help. And “chartreuse” is a word unknown to many. Geoff Nunberg’s commentary on Fresh Air states that the political words and phrases we’re hearing and using constantly are just as difficult when it comes to pinning down an… Read More

wounded by words

“Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” NOT TRUE! Researchers have shown that the same area of the brain lights up—the interior cingulate gyrus—when you experience hurtful words as it does when you experience physical pain. Words are real—they enter your brain as electro-magnetic forces; they become thoughts. Every… Read More

i’m a child of the king

Have you ever had someone spew insults, criticisms, sarcasm, or jealous remarks at you and found that the words were still reverberating in your thoughts days, weeks, or months later? Perhaps you believe you’ve been doing exactly what God has asked of you, and you’re tired. You may ask God, “What’s up with this?!?”  The… Read More