To speak effectively, learn to let go of what you think you are speaking and hear what others are hearing
Aug11

To speak effectively, learn to let go of what you think you are speaking and hear what others are hearing

While communicating with others, we are often surprised, even shocked by how they misunderstand us: “I spoke something…

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Our tongue is like a loaded gun that we always carry within us
Jul02

Our tongue is like a loaded gun that we always carry within us

Suppose we have a powerful, loaded gun. We would be extremely careful that it doesn’t get fired accidentally. Scarily,…

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Wrong philosophy may not obstruct people spiritually as much as our calling their philosophy wrong
Jun17

Wrong philosophy may not obstruct people spiritually as much as our calling their philosophy wrong

Suppose we encounter people who follow some philosophy in which we can find many holes. We may be tempted to call their philosophy…

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The essence of education is enlightenment, engagement and encouragement
Jan11

The essence of education is enlightenment, engagement and encouragement

If we wish to educate others about something – especially something that requires moral strength, discipline, and diligence…

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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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To inspire improvement, offer encouragement, not judgment
Sep23

To inspire improvement, offer encouragement, not judgment

When we see others doing something wrong, we often feel impelled to judge and correct them. This impulse becomes even stronger…

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