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May 22, 2013 12:00 AM

MEEKS: Words can hurt

When you were a child did you ever say, “sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me?” I remember that we used to say that usually after someone had said something that had in fact hurt. Little did we know that words represent very powerful energy systems. They are rooted in the ideas, thoughts and understanding that we have about the way in which the world works, and when these ideas and thoughts present themselves as words it is important to pay attention to them.

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