Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Pleasant Words are Sweet to the Soul

Pleasant words are a honeycomb,
   sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. 
Proverbs 16:24

Happy Tuesday to you my friends.  I just love that scripture.  Who doesn't enjoy a pleasant word?  My favorite part is sweet to the soul.  My grandson was here yesterday; he's a happy little toddler, but quite tender hearted.  When he had to be scolded for something, it was more than his little heart could take and he puckered up and the alligator tears rolled down his face.  We probably have all felt like that at one time or another but held them back when an unpleasant word was spoken to us.  

Free Vintage Postcard Image for you
We can choose to let our words build others up, or tear them down.  Children are especially vulnerable to our words.  I decorated a small box with a silver theme and have it on my bureau.  It reminds me that my words to others should be like a gift.  You may have seen it in a previous post here - A Word Fitly Spoken.

Set a guard over my mouth, 
O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. 
Psalm 141:3

I have a background for you today and have made it sepia and black/white as well.   These are free for you to use. 

I hope you have a wonderful day.  Thank you for stopping by and visiting.  


Colleen said...

Lovely backing sheets. Thank U
Thank U also for the vintage shoe/lilacs

Pamela said...

So true -- our words can bless or hurt. Love the idea of the silver box. I assume you have read Florence Littnaeur's Silver Boxes?

Shore Girl said...

So very true -- our words are so important and especially when they are molding and shaping young lives!
As always -- thanks so much for the free images, I'm getting quite the collection!

Kathryn Ross said...

Bless you - fitly spoken word, indeed. And lilacs in a vintage shoe - I love them - my favorite flower. Love the backgrounds, too - need to find a clever way to use them . . .

Anonymous said...

I love how you sprinkle beautiful quotes between your post.