some spoken, some unspoken. they can never be taken back. oral words are not like written words. the context of the oral is sometimes forgotten. the sting is never gone though. words that are spoken are dangerous – and harmful, and agonized over in this heart. it is better not to say anything when being told an untruth. how can one defeat what is believed that is a lie? it is in the mind, the heart. sometimes becomes part of the person’s life experience. it is too bad to believe the lie. all from words. how many others do i disappoint? how many times will my words, not intended for harm, be taken that way? to ask one question that leads to discord and distress. how much more?