When they say “its just words”

Our collective consciousness, creativity, and human connections form the basis of our species.
Yet none of these can be fully enjoyed, explained or expressed without the most instrument of civilization, language.

But, there can be no language without words.

Religious theorists teach us that at the beginning there was nothing. And then God said, “let there be light”.


Words are all we need.

Words start wars & create peace,
Words build relationships & destroy trust;
Words create countries & spread cultures;
Words cement community & mentor futures.

Words, not thoughts, are the weapons of a gifted sculptor.

The words you speak about yourself are true.
They form the basis of your relationship with you.

The words you speak about the world, manifest.
Because what we speak, we create.

The words you fear to say, limit.
What the tongue cannot form, the hand cannot own.

In a world so analytical, pessimistic and overly reliant on the sciences, the power of words is often diminished to a blight of tone.


Words are not just words.

Words are commitment, tried, tested and found true.
Words are belief, fully expressed.
Words are hope, given form.
Words are love, given a voice.
Words are hurt, given depth.

I have spent the past decade of my life elevating people’s lives, their consciousness, and deepening understanding in over 40 countries around the world with just words.

So when people say, “those are just words”,

Remember this: words are all we need.

Now back to your regular scheduled program.

Vusi Thembekwayo
Speaker | Investor | Dragon Slayer