EP111 The Power of Words We Choose to Use
In this episode, we take a look at the true power of words. Both the words we choose to speak to others and the words we tell ourselves.
KC: Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast. My name is Keith Callahan, your host.
Today I want to talk to you about the power of the words that we choose to use. One day, I was out at a ceremony in South Dakota, a ceremony called Sundance, a ceremony that I go out to annually.
There’s – the ceremony is a combination of action and then rest, and then action and then rest. One of the beautiful things that I get to experience is during the rest times, some of the elders, some of the chiefs and some of the leaders will get up over to the loud speaker and they will share some of their wisdom.
This one moment, one of the chiefs was up on the loud speaker and he was talking about the importance of love and the importance of expressing love and the importance of projecting love towards those – especially children and my son was about to be born in a few months. I have three girls and a son and so this was about four years ago – three years ago.
Yeah, a little bit more than three years ago and my son was going to be born a few months from the time that I was sitting here and I was receiving this message. He was saying that sometimes we confuse things. We make things really complicated on how it is that we want to be parents and how to raise our children and so it’s really pretty simple.
He said when my children were born – and they had a lot of sons and a lot of daughters and they would be either still in the womb or they would be newborns or – even as they started to get older and whenever they were sleeping and I would walk in their room and put a hand over them and just say, “I love you son. I love you son. I love you son. I love you son.” He said you just keep doing it.
He literally sat there doing that for about 20 minutes. You could just feel that love radiating throughout everybody in the community and everybody that was there with us at that time.
I was thinking about that this morning. I was getting ready to record this podcast and I didn’t really know what I was going to talk about this morning. I saw a picture of my son as a baby. I got those – the picture is at my desk here, at my – while I’m recording this podcast and different pictures, pictures of the family and just remember that, and reminding myself of that right now. Twofold, to share that with you, to be able to do that with your children if you have children or anyone else. Also to be able to share it with you to do it with yourself.
Nothing more powerful than – you’re going to talk to yourself all day, right? We have this internal dialogue that goes on in our minds all day long. What if it was saying I love myself? I love myself. I love myself. Then what if you just – you had that when you walked with that for yourself and then when you walked with that for other people. You had love and compassion throughout the day. I will never forget that moment at that ceremony when he was just – I love you son, I love you son, I love you son, I love you son.
I just wanted to share that with you today and hope that you have a big, beautiful, bright, shiny day and we will see you on the next episode. Peace!
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