In the book The Four Agreements, the author Miguel Ruiz offers a code for living a life of peace and happiness. The first principle Miguel offers in this code of conduct for your life is Be Impeccable with your Word. It is much more difficult than it seems. When I first heard this I was thinking deeply about how I use the ‘word’ on myself and others.
What does it mean to be impeccable with your word?
Here’s what we need to consider words. Words are powerful and can be painful to someone else and even more destructive to ourselves. Walking around being silent while filled with hate or self-rejection doesn’t meet the meaning of impeccability. Our Word is the force that we create with, our word includes everything we express. It includes our emotions, physical actions, thoughts, and attitude. (more…)