They are evil.
Maybe the most evil thing ever created.
They are supposed to help us communicate. They are supposed to give us the ability to relay to someone else what we know, understand, or feel.
Particulary and especially where it concerns feeling but not just that area.
Words cause conflict often. Much of the time it is due to a misinterpretation of or misunderstanding of the word or words chosen to convey the thought. Some problems come as a result of the concept of a particular word due to language barriers, culture, or religious undertones associated with a given word. Basically, it boils down to understanding or rather the lack thereof.
And yet, it is what we have. They CAN be used for good. Yes. I know.
Words are really nothing. Words are nothing without meaning. Meaning gives words value. And it takes value away when meaning changes or totally obliterates it.
If a “Promise” is kept, it’s value is great and true. If anywhere along any line at any time any promise is not kept, the word “promise” has lost it’s value as all things promised then come into doubt. It has no value from that day on.
In a previous marriage, my wife of that time often said “We” to me. “We need to cut the grass.” “We need to fertalize.” “We need to fix this or that.” “We need to get up early.” What she meant was I, me, the writer of this blog, need to do this or that or the other thing. She had no intention of getting up early or cutting grass or fixing the car or… well you get the picture. The word “We” had no real meaning. Well… that is except to her. That meaning to her was that I, her husband, WAS the “We.” Value change.
“Love” – common. Too easy. Are you kidding. That word has been so muddled it’s pathetic. Do you see? Do you understand? Is it becoming clearer?
All people have them. Some more than others.
Not really. All people have them equally. It isn’t a matter of “IF” someone has feeling(s). It is a matter of how much they allow themselves to expose the fact that they do HAVE them. Even if that exposure has to do with their allowing themselves to expose their own feelings to themselves. That last sentence is the most difficult for most poeople to do. Exposing themselves to their own feelings or rather allowing themselves to actually feel.
Some people have found ways to become hardened to things. It may be due to their past experience. In fact that is most likely the case. It may have a lot to do with how they were raised or what happened to them early in their childhood. No matter how or what the cause… it effects every area of their life. Feeling is critical. Feeling is essential. Feeling is the doorway to the essance of being. I say that because you can not progress to a level of concious being until you learn to master the art of observing your feelings and how that impacts your thought(s).
Of anything. Of everything.
In truth. There is none. No value to anything. And yet… value all things have. (Bear with my wording please. It does have purpose.)
The value of anything, physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual, is in the hands/heart/mind/or being of the one in who’s hands/heart/mind/or being is holding it. We all place a value on any and all that comes into our lives.
Life itself only has value based on the actual meaning of the words we choose to convey what we feel. I’d rather “get it” as a meaning than to hear the word or words. The meaning is what has the value to me. The meaning of life, to me, is in the experience of being. Not in existance. But rather in its essence. To experience the meaning rather than to hear a feable attempt to convey what ultimately will fall profoundly short of conveying what nothing truly can express in audible or writen form.