What’s in a Word?

Humans are meaning-making machines – we will apply meaning to anything.¬† Meaning of a situation, a result, a look or comment from somebody……even a word.¬† And we all add our own unique perspective to the meaning. Where one person might interpret a result as a failure, another might take hope from it, or a new lesson. Even though words have their definitions in a dictionary, we have tendency to using certain words over others, and have our own way of using the same word. Think about what the following words mean to you: love; respect; integrity; family; accountability. I bet