Listen To The Words, Trust The Behavior


Missives by Michelle

One of my college professors would ask, “Do you walk the walk of the talk you talk?”  I think about this statement to this day. Our family therapist puts it this way “Listen to the words, trust the behavior”. Any way you put it, the bottom line is that actions speak louder than words.

“What You Do Speaks So Loudly I Cannot Hear What You Are Saying” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

you are what you say

Emerson is said to have coined this famous phrase. Repeated actions help shape our character and reputation for the good or bad. As it is said, a man’s word is his bond. Your honesty and integrity make you sincere and credible building a reputable character.

People change for many reasons, but the only true and lasting change has to come from within. A person has to want to change for way to think I think we have all been guilty at…

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