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Value Quote of the week : Keep Learning 

“There’s no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” 286 more words


Episode 15 - Lady Bird (2017)

Gabriella and Claudette travel back to 2002 and review Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut, Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf and Tracey Letts.

Length: 17mins, Recorded February 2017… 69 more words


"Love First, Don't Wait to Be Loved"

“Love one another as Jesus loves you. Try to show kindness in all that you do. Be gentle and loving in deed and in thought, for these are the things Jesus taught.” This is one of my favorite songs, “I’m Trying to be Like Jesus.” 352 more words

The Art of Half-Listening

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ~ Stephen R. Covey

Many years ago, I remembered the day my son told me I wasn’t a good listener. 257 more words

Let's Start a Talk

Good Morning,

Finally, you opened a  blog only for yourself.  Why did it take so long to do it?  Why did you promise to open a blog and write only for yourself and you always broke a promise?  289 more words

PODCAST: Shifting the way we communicate

In my last blog post/podcast, I explored a tip that could help enhance the way we communicate with one another.

In today’s blog post, a look into that concept with a professional journalist who has since taken on the role as an educator in the field of communication at the University of Akron. 272 more words

When the conversation dies, what do you do?

When the conversation you are having dies, what do you do?

Conversations die when you tune out of them, when you stop tracking your truthfulness about your experience, when you fall back on tired routines that mean little but keep you feeling safe, when you say what you think is expected rather than what’s real, when you slip into jargon and abstract concepts, when you tell lies – even small ones – about yourself, and about others. 104 more words