A word fitly spoken
is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.
Words Are Effective and Powerful
The “setting of silver” describes the outward appearance of our words. The deeper meaning of our words is what is inside: “the apples of gold.” In other words, the timing and manner of what is said often conveys more wisdom than the words themselves. Have you ever been inspired by simple words spoken just the right way at just the right time? Let’s think about how and when we say what we say to others.