That strongholds and lofty arguments need demolishing, when placed in the context of loving God and one another, is a profound assertion implying a necessity for activity.
These four questions are key to good communication, and a breakdown on any one of them will see our conversations and messages being ineffective and returned to sender.
I wonder what it would be like if we believed that it was impossible for us to really conceal the truth – not only from God, but also from one another.
Good communication has to do with more than sending little packets of information through the air and assuming they made it to their destination intact just because we know what we sent.
Honesty is about more than just what we do say. Vulnerability is comprised also of the things we do not say because we do not need to say them – things that go without saying.
America is divided on seemingly every question of truth and morality. As a result, what is meant by being polite or rude can be relied on to differ as well.
I have always hated the phrase “perception is reality.” It is too flattering, and too easily turns into an excuse to take the path of least resistance when mishandled.
In our current social and political circumstance, direct communication feels harder than ever. People are too easily offended. The truth is not rightly understood or prioritized.
Just like the LinkedIn meme I saw the other day told me to, I am trying something new here, and this is an effort at being brave enough to suck at something new.
In celebration of the 200th episode of this podcast, I want to do a recap on what I have learned, am learning, and hope to continue on learning as we continue on this journey of talking about everything.