Sometimes Words Aren’t Enough

Some of what came through in the commencement speech was integrated during our experience in HI where we learned about the Hawaiian idea of Hemolele.

The Roofless Church

Ever since we returned from Hawaii, I have been trying to put our experience into the perfect words for this blog.  After struggling for weeks, I finally surrendered to the fact that I can’t and embraced that I’ll just have to do the best that I can.  Words are funny things.  They can be used as a tool for harm or for healing.  They can be used to bring peace or discord.  The can be used to deliver Truth or deceit.  But at the end of the day they are all meaningless on their own.

That sounds kind of strange coming from someone who reads as much as I do and hopes to write more books in the future, but the fact stills remains.  Ask most people and they would likely say that words have power.  I say that this is a lie.  Words are powerless without association and intention. …

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