Life and Death Situations
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” -Proverbs 18:21
Is it me? Or does it seem like whenever you hear about someone experiencing a life and death situation she’ll be talking about how her life flashed before her eyes?
Or he’ll be saying that he had some great epiphany and now his life has new meaning and purpose. You’ve heard something similar, haven’t you?
If only more people realized...
Every minute of every day is a life or death situation!
Million Dollar Question: If something- positive or negative- you feel, say, or think in any aspect of your life comes to fruition, did you predict the future or did you create the future?
Think wisely about that answer.
Your life depends on it.
In The Magic of Exceptional Communication seminar, we talk about this extensively. What you do in life and 99.9% of what happens to you in life is a direct result of what you feel, say, or think.
I don’t know about you, but I would be ready to fight if someone said to me some of the things I say to myself.
There are studies that show that negative predictions about our experiences are far more likely to come true than positive predictions because negative thoughts are seven times more powerful than positive ones.
This means that to override any negative thought or expression you produce, it takes seven positive thoughts just to break even. Now that’s deep.
This is nothing new that we’re talking about. It’s common knowledge so maybe you already know these things.
But you’ve got to wonder...
If it’s common knowledge then how come people don’t do something about it?
Because erosion isn’t as noticeable as trauma.
One cheeseburger doesn’t make you fat. One piece of candy doesn’t give you a cavity. And one negative thought doesn’t ruin your life. But over time, toxic emotions as well as limiting beliefs and values cause a person’s well-being to erode.
Like I already said, you know this. So, the good news is- you’ll do something about it, right?
Good. (You did answer yes, didn’t you?)
Whether you need a reminder or not, during the course of your day give the following message to someone who needs it.
Your sense of self-empowerment is in your hands. Scratch that. Your sense self-empowerment is in your “tongue.”
So be mindful of what you feel, say, and think because like the scripture says-
You life depends on it.
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