I was so touched when I viewed a short clip on YouTube showing a blind man with a sign that read, “I am blind, please help”. He would get an occasional toin tossed in his cup. But then a passerby stops and writes something on this sign. All of a sudden “everyone” is dropping in coins. When the passerby returned, the blind man asked what did she write on his sign? It read :”It’s a beautiful day, but I can’t see it”. The obvious lesson is not what you say but how you say it. Have you ever been in a situation where you wish you could take back your spoken words? After you’ve had time to ponder, you say to yourself “I wish I had said this instead of that….” Been there? So have I and many times. We need not berate ourselves as we so tend to do but always strive to be better the next opportunity. Take a deep breath before speaking or if you’re angry, maybe try not to speak at all. Ask the other party to give you a moment. You’ll be surprised to find they will. Then take the time to collect your thoughts. Take the time to use the “right” words in a situation because you’ll never know how what you say may change another’s life and even yours!