Thursday, December 24, 2009


"Excuse me, I hope you don't mind if I exercise my tongue while we talk. I use it frequently to give people what they deserve so I must keep it fit. It takes a lot if strength to spit out the words that keep people in line or put them in their place. Such a little muscle for such a big responsibility wouldn't you say?"

My Reflection:

I've often wondered if a "tongue lashing" is a sign of strength or a sign of weakness. Would a "tongue-lashing" even be necessary if I didn't somehow feel "vulnerable" and in need of defending myself?

Perhaps it takes "strength" to share feelings and "courage" to do it without "lashing-out."

Is there really such a thing as a "good" tongue-lashing?

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