Tag Archives: speech

Listening to unspoken speech

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out … Continue reading

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On filching and fires

Shakespeare’s Othello, Act III, Scene 3: Good name in man and woman, my dear lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing; ’Twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But … Continue reading

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Partners in Proverbs Week 3, Chapters 15-21

I write this blog post in between the grunts, screams, yawns and cries of my almost four-week-old baby.  Those are the sounds I get from him as of now, even after fighting for a sweet smile in the highest voice … Continue reading

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Partners in Proverbs Chapters 15-22

Words can be a tremendous blessing or a tremendous curse in the matter of seconds.  I continually refer to this section of the Proverbs as I battle watching over my tongue.  This morning I read through these seven chapters again … Continue reading

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Things I Tell My Children: “Bring Grace To The Hearer.”

I often sit and wonder what I’m going to write about for my next assigned blog post, and when I asked my children if they had any suggestions, they thought I should write a bunch of different ones about things … Continue reading

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For me, the problem with communicating as a man is communicating as a man. Generally speaking (no pun intended) I think myself to be a clear speaker.  I can talk in front of people.  I can answer the phone with … Continue reading

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Humble Pie

There are many ways God grows humility in us.  Sometimes the humbling comes like a flood of water, drowning the proud heart. Other times it comes like a gentle rain, exposing the façade of a self-centered life.  However, whenever and … Continue reading

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