Smithing words: Gifts that keep on giving insights and meaning
Smithing words is a craft that requires patience and care. An insightful phrase can be a gift that keeps on giving, illuminating new perspectives each time it’s unwrapped.
The blacksmith reheats and reshapes metal into useful forms. A writer can rework words and shape ideas into meaningful forms too. With each strike of the pen, they fold in new layers of understanding.
A well-turned phrase is a gift that never stops teaching. It shifts our gaze, revealing truths we hadn’t seen before. The gift of insight is not flashy, but its value deepens with time.
A single line can light up connections across years.
The most meaningful words are those smithed not for show, but to share fresh ways of seeing. They offer insight as a gift that keeps on giving, quietly shaping perspectives even as the world changes around them.
Matthew 13:10-17. Why do you speak to the crowd in parables?
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 2023-208: JULY 27, 2023]