Rash words wound. Thoughtless, quickly spoken words are like sword thrusts. They maim, they scar, and they kill. Whether intentional or not, it happens.
John Schnatter is learning the hard way that sometimes it is best just to put the slice of pizza down and bite the tongue once in a while.
Words have power. They carry tremendous power. Some words sting. Some cripple. Some kill. Yet others are a salve, a balm that when applied liberally can bring healing and life.