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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

What's your word?

I am currently reading "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert and I found a particular passage got me thinking. In it her Italian friend says we each have a word that describes who we are in our life at the moment.
Let me start with an excerpt from the book.
"Don't you know that the secret to understanding a city and its people is to learn - what is the word of the street." If you could read people's thoughts as they were passing you on the streets of any given place, you would discover that most of them are thinking the same thought. Whatever the majority thought might be - that is the word of the city. And if your personal word doesn't match that of the city, then you really don't belong there.
It went on to say Rome's word is "Sex", The Vatican's word is "Power", New York's "achieve", Los Angeles is "Succeed"
So what is your word?

My family's word, I think, was "Conform", my word was "Unconformity" naturally this lead to some friction:)
Now my word is "Love", for many years it was "Acceptance" but now I feel it is Love.
Love as in Christ's love, a love that accepts, has mercy, is caring and healing, all these things are what my life is about now.
So I ask you to think again, What is your word? Is your word the same as those around you? Is your word what you want it to be?
We are all on a journey so our words will change over time, but it's good to stop and think about where we are and where we want to be to check that we are on the right track.
I hope all of you find your word and find a place that's word is the same!

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