Hanging on a word…

The sun sets on another day…

Sunset was beautiful, where I am it is quickly lost in the hills, and the colors are all that remain. Still, there is a beauty in everything, and I took a moment to watch the light drain from the western sky.

Occasionally we all find ourselves hanging on a word. I have recently found that minor words that people say may have major meanings. I also realized long ago that some people do not consider their words as well as they should.

If, for example, you will be somewhere “no matter what” it is not a light promise, but instead a statement that requires follow up. If you love, live, or believe in someone it cannot just fade unless it is trodden with the hooves of destruction. It is amazing though how many people watch their words be trampled without a care, then their actions closely follow.

Tonight I smile, and listen, and know that sometimes words are meant, and sometimes people just don’t understand, and I have to move on and not be lost hanging on a word.

Do you use your words carefully? Or do you let them flow without regard to how they are seen? Do you find your words from others? or are they from somewhere deep inside of you?

So as the sun sets on another day, remember your words are yours and once said, they are something to hold onto not for a little while, but for as long as the sky is wide. Yeah, it is a tough ride, but it is worth it. Enjoy all you can each day, no matter what.

Sleep sweet, love hard, and be eloquent…