Category Archives: communicate

When Change Doesn’t Make Sense and Why it Should

Nearly everyone experiences the frustration of unexpected change. Patterns of life and work flow are often interrupted by innovations that don’t make sense. Everything from software and TV remotes to roadways and voting locations. Change typically comes without much explanation and … Continue reading

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Fathers Still Matter

In the United States, 24 million children, one out of three, grow up in homes without their biological father.  One of the best ways to strengthen society is to keep fathers in the lives of their children.  When you diminish … Continue reading

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“Almost nothing has been invented yet.” – Woody Norris

This is a few years old, but still impressive.

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“Love’s Austere and Lonely Offices”

This evening, I’ve been reflecting on the last two lines of the poem “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden. The character in the poem is an adult looking back at the cold winter mornings of youth, recognizing the lack of gratitude … Continue reading

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The Value of a Whisper

              Can the whisper still tame the lion? If everything is loud, nothing is.   Young children flinch at loud noises, but in modern society they soon learn to endure and then to enjoy … Continue reading

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“As long as I’m with you I’m not lost”

Years ago as my grandparents were driving through the mountains of North Georgia, my grandfather at the wheel and my grandmother at his side, my grandfather made a series of wrong turns before he realized he was lost. After trying … Continue reading

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Remember the Telephone?

Remember that great work place tool called the telephone? You know, that thing with the the handle and buttons you speak into? Email is a wonderful tool and Instant Messaging (IM) is also a nice way to communicate, yet there is something … Continue reading

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