Sunday, August 28, 2011
Because Words Matter...
Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects. —Blaise Pascal
Yesterday, I shared a post about catechizing the world. That "c" word is one I had never heard of before I was Catholic. It's a complicated sounding word that I probably could never get right during a spelling bee. But it doesn't have to be that fancy sounding, because all it means is "sharing the Good News" and "teaching the Faith."
What is the power of the words we choose when trying to bring others to Christ and his Church? Do they matter? Of course they do. Especially if they are puffed up so much that they wind up blocking the Son.
H/T to Terry Fenwick for posting this on her Facebook wall.