Mother Teresa said that, "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." We may have experienced the uplifting feeling of kind words when we were facing challenges or dealing with a bad day. Sometimes kind words can be remembered for years after they were spoken. Knowing that kind words can have a positive impact, we should try to be gracious and kind with our words.
God is full of love and kindness. When we are choosing our words, we should reflect on God's love, compassion, and grace. His influence in our lives should be evident in the words we use. Through our kind words that come from God's love, we can create the "echoes" that Mother Teresa described. Those echoes can go beyond any of us or any single situation and have lasting effects for the glory of God and His Kingdom!
Choose gracious words from God's love that will echo and have a lasting, positive impact!
Thank You for Your love and grace. Help me to choose words that come from Your love and can echo and spread Your glory and grace. Through Jesus I pray, amen.