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The Choice of WORDS is POWERFUL. It Can Make or Break You.

My dear friend, Barb Van Stensel inspired this Sunday God First post. I want to give her all the credit.

 

I believe the choice of WORDS is POWERFUL. You will get what you constantly remind yourself. It can MAKE or BREAK you in whatever you set yourself to do.

It's similar to how you remind your 2-year old child, Not to MOVE when he's getting his diaper changed. Not to run around in the store. Not to touch the hot stove. You are reinforcing the "Not to" and that's what a child hears - Move, Run, Touch etc.

The same with our adult lives.

If we say that we are struggling with this economy, if we are challenged by this transaction not coming to a closing like we want - guess what? You are constantly reminding yourself, and uttering the things you very well Do Not Want. Yet, it's the very thing that happens in our lives.

Instead, when you tell yourself that You have the very opportunity to grow in reaching out to people in phone conversations, You are learning how to bullet proof your transactions. Don't that change our attitude, change our mindset and perhaps change the vibrations along the way?

I'm not saying just blindly change your words. You have to believe it. You want to really, really want it. You have to reach out to make that change. Sometimes, it also means going out to do something about it. Your mindset will change your perspective. Then, it will change your attitude. Ultimately, change the things that you do and how you operate.

Mindset alone will not be enough. You must want it enough to do something about it.

The choice of WORDS you use can change the outcome of your life. Different perspectives creates different opportunities.

 

Missy Caulk helped summed up the Scripture of the Week:

Phillipians 4:8-9
"Summing it all up, friends, I'd say you'll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Put into practice what you learned from me, what you heard and saw and realized. Do that, and God, who makes everything work together, will work you into his most excellent harmonies."

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Comment balloon 15 commentsLoreena and Michael Yeo • October 18 2009 08:33PM

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Using positive words helps us to have positive thinking and that always brings good results!

Posted by Gaye Granice, Associate Broker (Robert Defalco Realty) over 10 years ago

Loreena, I love that scripture.  Thanks I needed that today.

Posted by Tammie White, Broker, Franklin TN Homes for Sale (Franklin Homes Realty LLC) over 10 years ago

Loreena, this is a wonderful post.  There is POWER in our words and the way we think.  We truly have to "take every thought captive".  Thank you for the reminder that I need to think +!! :)

Posted by Sonja Patterson, Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou (Keller Williams - BV) over 10 years ago

The tongue has the power of life and death :) Proverbs 18:21 - If that verse could invade every part of our life I think we may all think twice before we speak (or think).

Posted by Stephen Kappre, Helping You Home (KW Hometown) over 10 years ago

The mind is a powerful thing...I say use it to the best of my ability....I throw positive out there and that's what I'll get....gloomy...get that back....  we reap what we sow ...and all that jazz :)

Posted by Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE (Liberty Homes) over 10 years ago

Loreena,

Thank you for the positive words.  I am going to start out my week with that message.  Thanks again & Have a wonderful week.

Posted by Nikki Langendorf (Silicon Valley Residential Realty) over 10 years ago

Loreena,

Thanks for reblogging this.  What great verses there at the end.

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 10 years ago

Loreena,

     So true. The first ears to hear our words are our own. It's so important to be aware of the life we are speaking over ourselves. Your son is blessed to have a mom who understands this and can pass it on to him. I know you've posted he's a strong willed little guy but he is listening.

Posted by Larry Riggs, GRI, SRS Your Frederick County Specialist (Century 21 Redwood) over 10 years ago

OH, I am so greatful that you love the Lord and you are my friend.  Still working on the words, phrases but the mindset is changing.

 

Posted by Barb Van Stensel over 10 years ago

We are what we think, say and do.  So, let's think, say and do the right thing!

Posted by Melinda (Mel) Peterson, The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS (Real Estate Cafe LLC) over 10 years ago

Sometimes its tough to stay on track, but the power of positive thinking will always help you find your way!

Posted by Gregory Hall (Shore Media Solutions) over 10 years ago

i second Steves verse quotation..... we live or die by the words of our tounge.......

The righteous live by thier words....and a good reputation is built on holding fast to keeping our word to others.....

Nice post, sis............

Posted by Alexander Harb, Dallas, Texas Real Estate Investing (Knights Investing) over 10 years ago

Loreena, I am completely in agreement on this one with the careful selection of your words. Whether that be talking to yourself or others, they are very powerful...

Posted by Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty) over 10 years ago

Alex said my thoughts exactly... I echo them. I speak life over these words of your post and may you be Blessed to truely achieve them. As I like to say, No is always a perfectly good reply sometimes. Blessings, Bob

Posted by Bob & Bonnie Horning over 10 years ago

This post is so timely. Words can lift up and tear down in an instant.

Posted by Robert L. Brown, Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic (www.mrbrownsellsgr.com) over 10 years ago

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