Words Have the Power to Shape and Change Us, You Decide Their Power

The Honest Perspective
2 min readOct 19, 2021


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When I thought about my favorite quote in response to this week’s prompt I was hit by a deluge of words that I have collected and savored over the decades. I’ve kept various quote notebooks over the years and flipping through the pages of my most recent one I came across this.

‘Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.’



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Writing on the female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at The Green Parent magazine. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.