How many of us are too timid or afraid of what could happen if we spoke up for ourselves? Perhaps you do speak up but how clear is your message? We each have a voice to use, so be wise with the words you speak. Let’s take a moment to discuss, “USE YOUR VOICE.”
It is important to listen well as much as it is to use your voice. We should not have to yell to be heard. Do not make using your voice about volume. The aspect of our voice must be clear. Some are speaking without any intention for good but to harm others. The importance of our voice is to use it well. How many of you have heard the saying, “If you do not have anything good to say, then do not say it?” Have you listened to these words of wisdom, or have you had what is “fruitless words?”
Consider your voice every day and where you can use it well. Your words matter and can make a difference. Keeping quiet may be necessary at times, but when you can speak up and let your voice be heard. Some only use a platform to make themselves look good while others will consider how can this impact others for good.”
Using your voice demonstrates your opinions which can be shared on a platform. Your voice shows that you have perspective and knowledge on things that matter. Please keep in mind, each of us can have different voices and this can cause us to have something different to say. To have a voice gives you power, and a way to express your beliefs respectfully.
Consider what would be the result if you stayed silent on a matter. Using your voice to be heard can be effective when doing so properly along with the right time. Some have complained on things they never spoke up about until after the fact. You do not need to argue your opinion to be heard, just remember to speak up when you see the opportunity.
Our voices can bring hope. I believe we are given a voice to be heard and our voice can impact so much. It could demonstrate our passion and convictions. To me, our voices are meant to encourage and support others. We can make a difference right where we are when our voices are used properly.
Some important points to remember when using your voice include:
- Not everyone will agree with you
- You may feel as though you are alone
- It takes courage to stand up for yourself and others
- Be yourself
- Do not be silenced
- Never ignore that inner voice
- What you have to say is important
- Stand tall with your voice and do not stop
For some, they never had the audacity to speak truthfully about how they felt. They were too concerned about the opinions of others and how speaking up may affect their relationship. Please take a moment to be honest, right now and decide to be straightforward and clear about your convictions and let your voice be heard. You never know how much this may impact everyone around you who too were too afraid to speak out.
Let me know how you have used your voice. Have you battled staying silent? Have you ever stood in courage and spoke up for yourself or someone else? When you have an opportunity, use your voice well. These moments are impactful and alter not only our lives but the lives of others too. Sharing your story will bring encouragement to others. Thank you for taking moments with me.
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