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Are You in a Thinking Trap? Part 3

The following is from a book called The Four Agreements.

by Don Miguel Ruiz

Agreement 1: Be Impeccable With Your Word

Impeccability means "without sin." Impeccable comes from the Latin pecatus, which means "sin." The “im” in impeccable means "without," so impeccable means "without sin.”

We use our words to gossip and curse, to blame, to find guilt, and destroy. Of course, we also can use our words in the right way, to uplift and encourage. Mostly we use the word to spread our personal poison-to express anger, jealousy, envy, and hate.

Gossip is particularly bad for everyone involved, and not j...


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