Powerful Words Teens & Adults – Commitment W3

Week 3: This week, we’re talking about the effects of keeping and breaking our promises. In the Talmud it says, “He who promises runs in debt.” What does that mean to you? When we make a commitment, we are making promises to ourselves and to others about what we will and won’t do. How seriously do you think people take the promises that they make? How big of an offense do you think it is it when people break their promises? As a leader, role model, or teacher, how does that change how you have to regard your words of commitment? This week, your Powerful Thought Assignment is to take inventory of the promises and commitments you’ve made in the last year. Have you kept your promises or let them fall through the cracks? What can you do to make good on those promises?