As the title indicates, Joyce puts a positive spin on the subject with her title. Instead of calling the book Be Careful What You Say or Change Your Words or You Will Mess Up Your Life, she offers a promise with the implied overhaul that the book title implies that we all need. The book delivers. It does, in actuality, explain the truths behind the title’s promise.
“Stop complaining! Don’t be a duck. Be an eagle. Ducks quack and complain. Eagles soar above the crowd.”
Instead of writing paragraphs recommending this book, I will say concisely that I agree that changing your words can change your life. This book will cause you to think about habits that you have developed, to understand the weight of your words, and to see the potential that your words have to do amazing things for God. I pray that you will have to opportunity to read or listen to this widely-available book. Joyce Meyer in one Spirit-filled author whose books have made it into most popular secular bookstores. There is a reason for this. She is practical, entertaining as a gifted story teller, and she is real. May this book help equip you to use your words to truly change your life, but to also use your words to build up those around you!
SOME OF JOYCE MEYER’S WORDS ON WORDS
“I only want to teach you to be in agreement with God and learn to say what He says.”
“I wonder how many times we get a little storm in life and turn it into a tornado through speaking negatively.” (Ch. 6)
“Just imagine how much happier you could be in an atmosphere where only good things were spoken.” (Ch.18)
“Instead of saying, “I’m worried,” replace those negative useless words with, “I trust God.”