Opening the mouth without opening the mind helps neither the mouth nor the mind
Apr26

Opening the mouth without opening the mind helps neither the mouth nor the mind

We all have had to sometimes bite our words. On seeing or hearing something, we made a snap judgment and spoke words that we…

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Words are not just vehicles of thought, but also engines of thought
Apr06

Words are not just vehicles of thought, but also engines of thought

We often think of words as tools for expressing our thoughts. When we expand our vocabulary by memorizing new words, we usually…

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To speak effectively, speak not just correctly, but also appropriately
Jan07

To speak effectively, speak not just correctly, but also appropriately

When a doctor prescribes a medicine to a patient, they consider not just  the patient’s malady, but also the patient’s…

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Unthinking words reflect an uncaring heart
Sep02

Unthinking words reflect an uncaring heart

Our words are like a mirror that give others peeks into our hearts. If the mirror is unclean, it distorts whatever it reflects.…

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Anesthesia is meant to help heal sickness, not hide it
May31

Anesthesia is meant to help heal sickness, not hide it

Suppose a surgeon is operating on a patient. Naturally, the surgeon needs to give anesthesia so that the patient’s pain…

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Watch what you talk when you talk to yourself
May01

Watch what you talk when you talk to yourself

When we are talking, especially in an important meeting, we watch what we talk, lest we speak inappropriately. Just as we…

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