Effective communication means not only speaking and writing cogently and precisely but also developing an understanding of how our words will be perceived by the listener or reader. 800 more words
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Hate is a strong word. In fact, one of my favourite aphorisms of Graham Greene (taken from his astonishing The Power and the Glory) is that “Hate was just a failure of the imagination.” It is precisely because we are all such conflicted and complex people that the hatred of individuals is such a blight – there are always extenuating circumstances (even if they are not sufficient to justify actions).
DAY # 5 Seeing Life From God’s View
Favorite quotes from today’s reading:
- When you understand that life is a test, you realize that nothing is insignificant in your life. 770 more words
It is with no small amount of trepidation that I now wish to discuss with you,
my dear reader, the reasons why I started out in my faith as a confirmed believer… 8,468 more words
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“During a British conference on comparative religions, experts from around the world
debated what, if any, belief was unique to the Christian faith.
They began eliminating possibilities.
As we close the chapter on one discussion and loom at the threshold of yet another,
I spy before me a topic which I simultaneously anticipate and dread. 4,700 more words
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“I cannot be any more specific about the methodology of love than to quote these words of an old priest who spent many years in battle: