This beautiful statue of Isis recently sold at Christie’s auction house for the world’s record setting price of $6 million dollars. It is now in the hands of a private collector. The statue is Late Period dynastic, about 664-525 BC, is made of greywacke, a very hard, dark-grey sandstone, and sits slightly over two feet high.

But when you look at this image of the Goddess, rather than thinking of the power of money to acquire rare and beautiful things. Think instead of the power of words.

We often take words for granted as we communicate in work emails, casually speak with our friends, or yell at the cat to get off the table. But we shouldn’t. Words have power. Words have magic. Remember the first time someone said to you, “I love you.” Did you not feel the power of those words? Did hearing them not cause a flow of…

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