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Tagged With: active listening

A Granger Encounter, 11/4/17: THE RITES OF WRITING RIGHT

“Your regular?”  Rizzo’s voice always seemed to smile.  She topped off his coffee as she waited to take his order.  Granger hesitated, then told her what he wanted to eat.   “Seriously?  You want—”  Nodding, he repeated his order.  Shaking her head, she repeated it back: “Six eggs, basted over hard, shredded cheddar on them after … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 9/18/17: THE AWESOME REACH OF WORDS

The wiser you get, the less you speak. I read it, then reread it. Words borne on emotion’s shoulders dart quickly.  Yet because they are reactive, their effects linger in one’s mind and heart long after the words themselves are gone. Bryant McGill wrote, “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 5/6/17: I HAVE A LOT TO TELL YA, LORD. YOU FIRST . . .

There was this guy who approached every situation mouth first.  I don’t want to be that guy. I can fill God’s ears with all my dazzling intellect, wit, ideas, thoughts and one-dimensional impressions with the best of ’em. Guess what? He already knows them. He sees them in all those extra dimensions where I don’t, where I … Continue reading »

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