“Sticks and stones may break my bones, No chance your words will phase me!”G. Kourtesiotis
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”
Or something like that. It is a common expression to capture spiritual and emotional resiliency.
Truthfully, people say some messed up things. Some things are said out of anger, some things are said by mistake, and some things are said with good intentions that just come out the wrong way. Some things are said in no particular way at all, but are taken out of context. And some things, have no explanation at all.
I am a very physical person.
I enjoy athletics, and I love training like an athlete.
I also love trail running, I find it more absorbing than regular pavement running– and though I do find myself hitting the concrete from time to time– the other day was definitely a trail day.Continue reading “Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones: Festering Words.”