My dear friend had to explain to her 5 year old daughter what it means to give someone “your word“.  This is a little overwhelming for me…trying to explain a concept so huge to someone so little.  What does it mean to give someone your word?

We live in a world where everything changes so quickly.  Something you say today can have little meaning or value the next day.  Yet, there is an intangible exchange when you give someone your word.  It comes from deep within you.  It is yours and only yours.  It is not up for negotiation.  Finally, most importantly, no one can take your word away from you, EVER, it is yours alone and it has value.

The value of your word speaks to the value of yourself.  What is the value of your word?