How our words have soul
Saalik, thank you for welcoming us into your world of words as vibration. I loved getting a glimpse into words and their meaning for you, and through the love and legacy of your grandfather.
We have a word for it in Japanese: 言霊
Koto-dama, literally /say, utter, word/
/spirit, soul, can be also like phantom energy/
“It’s only words…
Words are all
I have… to take your heart away “… to a new wordsmith 🥂… may they be a helpful companion to your powerful thoughts !!
Love this essay! And our words actually affect how we experience the world. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-biolinguistic-turn/201702/how-the-language-we-speak-affects-the-way-we-think
Beautiful article! Words are so powerful and this article reminds us to use our words judiciously, listen more carefully, and to not jump to inappropriate conclusions based on a quick translation. We all have to practice this better in our integrated world. I will remember this article when using a translator to communicate with my patients from a different region of the world. Thank you!
Beautiful essay, your lovely descriptions motivates me to keep learning languages and to experience the language based on the culture and context rather then reflecting it off a mere translation.