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Month: February 2013

Negative…Positive…Freedom

Can freedom last forever?  Is America doomed to failure, like all other great civilizations of the world?  How does the current perception of freedom change the forecast of America’s future?

These are the questions Dr. Os Guinness attempted to answer in a talk aired a few months ago on Ravi Zacharias International Ministry’s weekend radio broadcast – Let My People Think (part 1, part 2).  I missed the broadcasts when they aired but listened to them recently at the recommendation of a friend.  Dr. Guinness raised a number of … Read the rest

Communication 101

 

I love to talk.

This will not come as a surprise to anyone who knows me.

As a child, I could – and would – talk for hours.  About anything.  About everything.  Most of the time, however, I didn’t talk about anything truly worth talking about; I often talked just because I liked to talk.

Eventually I grew up.  I attended a public speaking and debate workshop that led to my ongoing involvement in the Institute for Cultural Communicators (I will blog more about ICC later).  ICC taught me to speak purposefully … Read the rest

Speak With Conviction

…to say what you believe in a manner that bespeaks the determination with which you believe it. – Taylor Mali

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Secretly Incredible

 

Love does.

That’s the premise of Bob Goff’s book by the same title (get from amazon.com here: Love Does).  For Bob, love isn’t something to feel or say.  It’s a verb…an action word.

Bob’s exuberance and passion for life and loving people well is contagious.  It’s almost enough to give the book its own heartbeat.  At a minimum, it drips off the pages and soaks you.

Instinctively, we all know Bob is right: we feel most loved when people act out their love for us.  Words of affirmation are … Read the rest

“Truth is treason…”

 

 

“Truth is treason in the empire of lies.”

So wrote one of my heroes, Ron Paul, in the preface to his 2008 book,

The Revolution.”

Though written in a political context, this statement really applies to all of life.  Over the past four years I have begun a serious search for truth.  The more I search, the more I understand that the closer I get to truth, the farther away I move from the accepted establishment views on any given subject.

It is with this in mind that I have started this … Read the rest

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