Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #51
Some CLARITY on today. On surface this seems like just a funny thing to say. But. Lemme tell you our propensity to “miss the directions” in every area of relationship. It made me think about how we interpret and assume ALL. THE. TIME.
You Betta GET THINK!
I wrote this in 2014. Some lessons never get old. July 31, 2014 (Facebook post): A couple of months ago, the Holy Spirit impressed upon me to watch what I say–not just in person, but in social media, when I write emails or books or poems: whatever! You know what I found when I started…
Kindness, Clarity, & Encouragement #41
Don’t allow the enemy to scramble your words or the words of others today. Most times? We are saying the same thing a different way, but have been trained to speak defensively instead of listening actively. Listen First, think second, speak last—if at all. You’d be amazed as the level of understanding you come to.
Wisdom for Your Weekend: GREAT COMMUNICATORS LISTEN
If you want to be an effective communicator? Listen. If you want to be an effective listener? De-center. Everything someone else says runs through the gauntlet of your personal hangups, flaws, feelings, emotions, mindsets, belief systems, and general outlooks. People who listen well know this and not only monitor how they receive input BUT ALSO…
What That Mouth Do?
Part 1: On my own?!? I have not spoken on My own, but the Father who sent Me has commanded Me what to say and how to say it. And I know that His command leads to eternal life. So I speak exactly what the Father has told Me to say.” John 12:49-50 Berean Study…