Soren Kierkegaard stated, “When you label me, you negate me.” I love this statement. We humans sure to tend to want to label people. We want to categorize people. It seems that we love to group people into boxes. The problem with labeling people is that we are wrong about them the majority of the time.
Words can wound or they can heal. Words can build up or tear down. Words are powerful. And all were speaking well of Him, and wondering at the gracious words which were falling from His lips; and they were saying, ” Is this not Joseph’s son?” (Luke 4:22) I love the wording that Luke uses
One of the most profound things that I have learned as of late is the fact that my life, as well as yours, has been framed by the things that we have said in the past. In other words, our present has been framed by our past. The things that we have said about ourselves,