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Constructive Criticism and Making Choices

Once, when I shared the opening chapter of Ourselves and Others with a fiction writer’s group, a well-intentioned group member suggested that I change one word in the first line, which is as follows: 415 more words

Writing

Rejection (And Maaaaaybe Acceptance) Round-Up

I woke up this morning to not one, not two, but three responses from various places I’ve submitted work to. That’s coming off the heels of two other responses received at the end of last week. 417 more words

Calm Down: EVERYONE IS NOT HATING ON YOU!!!

I was in a public place not very long ago, and I heard a lady say, “they talking about my shoes ugly; people always hating on me!” I instantly looked back at her shoes, and sure enough, I didn’t like her shoes AT ALL! 421 more words

Communication

Criticism vs. Constructive Criticism...sort of a rant

Call it a rant, call it whining, call it what you will, but recent events have pushed me to write this blog. I’m a “writer” and because of this, I have a lot of friends who are artists in one way or another. 598 more words

Writing

Critics Welcome? Amos 6:1a, 3-7

I was back at Northwest UMC this week for a sermon in a series called “From Tablet to Table.” The table metaphor for community reminded me of sitting at the kids’ table when my large extended family gathered for holiday feasts. 2,379 more words

Faith And Values

The 3 Steps You Need to Effectively Mentor Someone

It’s not often in life that someone will ask for your help to mentor him or her in whatever issues they face. However when it happens, it’s more of an opportunity for you than it is for the other person. 678 more words

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The 3 Steps You Need to Effectively Mentor Someone

It’s not often in life that someone will ask for your help to mentor him or her in whatever issues they face. However when it happens, it’s more of an opportunity for you than it is for the other person. 671 more words

Leadership