Can We Hear Ourselves Snore?

“I can’t hear you” publicizes the strengths of cell phone carrier setting. Another setting occurs when one family member suggests or says or screams, in an ascending flow from a stream to a storm of words, “You’re not listening!” Do we hear to reply or listen to understand? While we may say we hear the …

Kind Words and Sticks and Stones

On the one hand a childhood saying “Sticks and bones may hurt my bones, but words will never hurt me” spouts a lie. On the other hand, “a kind word cheers a person up.” Proverbs 12: 25 niv Kinds words uttered softly and liltingly can unlock closed minds and soften hard hearts. In a fable …