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      The Kavanaugh Crisis

      Whenever a political crisis hits our nation, I immediately think of Kellie, my liberal friend in Seattle with whom I founded the Heart Perception Project after the tumultuous presidential election in 2016. I wonder what she’s thinking, and I wonder if we might be able to have a heart-centered conversation about it, unlike the rest […] Continue Reading...

      My Social Media Manifesto

      Ever felt anxious about social media?  Wondered what to post, when to post, how much to post? With Facebook and Twitter and Instagram and Pinterest, sometimes the pressure to post something interesting, often, can feel a bit overwhelming.  Not to mention if you’re a blogger.  Over time, social media can feel like a beast that’s demanding to be […] Continue Reading...

      Overcoming the Fear of Making a Mistake at Work

      What are you most afraid of at work? A new poll from Accountemps, a staffing services firm, found in their study of 420 employees that the top fear was making a mistake on the job, even more than being afraid of getting fired. When you’re called out at work for making a mistake, it brings […] Continue Reading...

      Thoughts on my Upcoming Conversation with a Democrat

      After my post-election blog entry, I’m Not A Hater, received a firestorm of comments last week, I fully expected to be unfriended by one old high school friend in particular. However, my Democratic friend completely surprised me by instead writing a message over the weekend to ask if I would be interested in hosting a workshop with […] Continue Reading...

      How to Start a Difficult Conversation

      As you have probably gathered by now, I love writing stories.  But I also love communication- especially studying how to communicate in more healthy ways and then teaching others.  In fact, the title of my blog is really about communication- how our nonverbal communication “says” so much more than our words. Lately, God has given […] Continue Reading...