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Sounds of Silence Week

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x Last week I shared about speaking up to praise and support and lift others up.  This week, I'd like to share a bit on just the opposite: when to keep silent.  Today I'm going to talk about when it's best to keep silent and on Wednesday, I'll talk about just how we can accomplish this. The Lord tells us that there is a time to speak up and a time to keep silent: "A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;" -Ecclesiastes 3:7  When are those times? * When you should be listening * When you...

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Speak Not

"Tis better to be thought a fool, than open one's mouth and remove all doubt." -Abraham Lincoln Ecclesiastes 3:1 tells us "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:" a time to speak and a time to...NOT!  Our society values information and we assign value to the person who shares it.  In his quest for acceptance and to rise to that level of value, man attempts to share what he knows, even if he isn't sure he knows it. It isn't a crime to be ignorant.  All intelligent and knowlegable men are ignorant of SOMETHING.  Great is the man who shares his knowledge with others, but far greater still is the man...

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