Have you ever tried putting toothpaste back into the tube after it has been squeezed out? You can’t, can you? It is the same with your words. Once you say those hurtful things, you can’t take them back. Saying “sorry” or “I was just kidding,” doesn’t take the sting of those words away. Long after you have forgotten what you’ve said, the person you spoke with will remember it. You can’t take it back, just like you can’t put toothpaste back into the tube. Let’s try this experiment & see ourselves!
Squeeze out some toothpaste onto a paper heart.
Now try to scoop off that toothpaste, using the spoon, from the paper heart & put it back into the toothpaste tube and observe!
Toothpaste can’t be put back to the tube again!
Toothpaste Tube = You
Toothpaste = your words
Paper heart= Someone’s heart
Words are like toothpaste. If we say negative words to someone, they cannot be taken back & can hurt that person. So we should ask for forgiveness from the person whom we have hurt. To improve our speech, always ask for strength from Dada Bhagwan: “O Dada, please reside in my throat, so that my speech improves.”
Even just visualising Dada in your throat can improve your speech.