Dicey Conversations

It’s common knowledge (or used to be) that we don’t discuss politics and religion with strangers, family members, first dates, or anyone really. I don’t think that actually helps us though. We need to figure out how to have healthy conversations around these topics because they are important. Conversations that have both sides leaving with their dignity in place! … More Dicey Conversations

Listening to Connect

Most people would consider themselves excellent listeners. In my experience that’s not always the case. I find myself saying “I’m not sure you heard what I meant, let me try again” pretty frequently. I also find myself saying, “Did you mean ….?” a lot. It’s not just about intention, it’s about connection. How are we connecting to one another in the midst of our conversation? … More Listening to Connect

Conversations

People dislike ‘evangelization’ because they think it’s taking your soapbox to the corner, getting on it, and shouting some truth. But the real work of evangelization happens in the every day conversations, in the times when those around us show us their wounds and ask us to walk with them as they heal. … More Conversations