Christmas is fast approaching, and the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, son of the Living God, who was destined to give His life for the salvation of all mankind. I must ask, Mr Prime Minister, in whose name... Continue Reading →
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Later King would recall the spray of blood on the wall; watching it trickle; the gun where Annie had dropped it; their son whimpering in the corner.
by Penny Mitchell – Communications that Matter
Broken Telephone is a party game we played in my youth. The purpose is to whisper a message person to person until it is spoken aloud by the last in line. The game makes fun of poor listening and language skills. For it to be effective, the final version of an original sentence should bear some resemblance in structure, but mean something hysterically different.
Invariably the outcome fails to inspire a belly-aching response, because people don’t get the point or follow the rules. Often a smart-alec mucks up the game by inserting a different message or hi-jacking the original completely. Others think the challenge is to speak so that the receiver cannot get the message.
As the self-conscious perfectionist and English lover I was in those days (now less of the former), with sensitive hearing and good diction, I found the game…
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Although written on my Scribbling Scribes Blog, this is all about communication.
by Penny M
In a world of horrors, created by men with no ‘hearts’, those still blessed with functioning minds cry for those that lost their heads and more to the evil that lurks behind innocent faces. Justice is sought, but there is none; for no man can give it.
Thinkers worship creation. Yet, when the earth swallows human flesh and spews forth fire from the hell hole within, Mother Nature bears no blame. Those who claim ‘there is no God’ still focus their curses on the one who created the ground they walk on and the air they breathe. It wasn’t Mother.
Lead with healing words and worlds will follow. Turn…
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