The Power of Compassionate Speech

Speech can be one of our most powerful tools, or strongest weapons. It can make two people fall in love. It can rip that same couple to shreds 20 years later resulting in a messy divorce. It can unite conflicting parties to terms of peace and understanding, or it can bring nations to the brink of war. It can offer wisdom and help to a friend, or stranger, in need, or it can offer abuse and perpetuate hatred and negativity. It can…