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Pick Seven Words- Only Seven

         Khalil Gibran once said that people will never understand one another

unless language is reduced to seven words.

What would your seven words be?

I understand the power of words to diffuse evil and banish lies. So if I could only chose seven words to express myself to the world, they would have to be clear, concise words, words that would convey..

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Life not death and

Joy not despair.

Words that would bless, not curse,

ushering in hope and not crushing the reader with despair.

I would need words that pierce a mind with light, triggering understanding and wisdom not words of sophistry to summon darkness or confusion.

Perhaps only one word, the Word made Flesh sums up all I would want to say.. .Jesus.

So my seven words would be life, light, understanding, joy, bless, hope, Jesus.

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About melanie jean juneau

Melanie Jean Juneau serves as the Editor in Chief of Catholic Stand. She is a mother of nine children who has edited her kid's university term papers for over a decade. She blogs at joy of nine9 and mother of nine9. Her writing is humorous and heart warming; thoughtful and thought-provoking. Part of her call and her witness is to write the truth about children, family, marriage and the sacredness of life. Melanie is the administrator of ACWB, a columnist at CatholicLane, CatholicStand, Catholic365 , CAPC, author of Echoes of the Divine and Oopsy Daisy, and coauthor of Love Rebel: Reclaiming Motherhood.

4 comments on “Pick Seven Words- Only Seven

  1. Good words and the explanations too 🙂

  2. My words would be: Hello, will you be my friend. Please.

  3. “Who are you AND who am I?” would be my seven.

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