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How To Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 4

“Don’t Make It Demanding”

A fool gives full vent to his spirit,
But a wise man quietly holds it back.
-Proverbs 29:11

An immature person makes too many demands on others.

In a forum there are several things I find too demanding. You may have a different opinion. It depends on the context and the relationship. But if you think you may be too demanding—ask.

How to Criticize while Maintaining Humility

I engaged a Christian leader on Twitter the other day.

He had sent out a tweet which ridiculed an article in Time Magazine. The Time article was bad. Really bad. But something about this man’s response made me uneasy.

How To Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 5

“Don’t Make It Rude”

When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
But whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
-Proverbs 10:19

This is the last of five posts asking, “How can I be more mature when I talk to people online?”

Abraham Lincoln teaches us about maturity and immaturity in communication.

The Tone Police Have a New Favorite Weapon: Gospel Issue.

Some thoughts I had, after being told for the dozenth time: “You should stop talking about that because it’s not a gospel issue.”

20 Truths about Taking Massive Action

One of the best productivity hacks is simply this: Commit to take Massive Action today. Massive Action means “I commit to finish now.” It’s when you take 3-4 hours or a whole day and focus on completing just ONE single goal.

Massive Action creates turning points in life.

Think back to your major turning points — the times your life took a big change for the better.

  • You went out and found a new job — and committed to it.
  • You started a new relationship and went all-in.
  • You decided to start taking your health and your exercise seriously.
  • You made something, built something, or wrote a song, an essay, or a book.