Pleasant Little Words….

It really doesn’t take much to reach out, does it?

The little things we say and do;
What we normally take for granted
May fall lightly like a leaf onto the ground;
But they carry much more weight than we know;
Because they are treasured in the heart of others like jewels.

“You look good today; I like your smile; have a great day,”
Doesn’t cost much to say but means much to any hearing ear;
Because a kind word is enough to carry us throughout a hectic day;
And a compliment though free; is treasured like a precious gem;

The words one says are the symptoms of the state of the heart;
Pleasant words prove a godly and genuine peace of mind;
Mean words only show drops of envy and insecurity;
Who do you prove to be with your words?

Your ‘hello, hi,’ with a smile gives someone a sense of worth;
‘Have a great day; stay blessed,’ is all one needs to keep on living;
‘It is well; I’ve got your back,’ may make one’s heart elated beyond measure;
‘Take care, see you tomorrow,’ tells one that at least someone cares.

“Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body,” Proverbs 16:24 (RSV).

Let’s make it a point to say at least one kind word to each person we meet, shall we? Let’s see how it goes…


11 Comments Add yours

  1. May the Lord shine on your spirit today . . . and give you peace. 🙂


    1. joseyphina says:

      And may His grace lead you wherever you go….


  2. luggagelady says:

    This is so eloquently beautiful, and I LOVE the picture so. Makes me want to reach into my computer! Thanks for the sparkling reminder complete with matching smile!! 😀


    1. joseyphina says:

      Thanks, dear…. I’m glad you do… 🙂


  3. This is so true…

    A kind word is always on time and even better when directed at someone who hasn’t been kind to you. A joyful countenance in a time of sorrow is a witness in its self. 🙂


    1. joseyphina says:

      Very true….thanks for dropping by.


  4. Here is my answer to your wonderful poem’s challenge – Lovely poem!

    Blessings ~ Wendy


    1. joseyphina says:

      Thanks, Wendy! Appreciate your comment and your visit. Have a nice day! 🙂


  5. I truly believe a smile is powerful when shared with others. Have a beautiful day!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. joseyphina says:

      I agree! Have a great day as well, Amy!


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