Tag Archives: Encouragement

Say a Good Word

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So, is it worth ten bucks to break the habit of making destructive comments about other people? Marshall Goldsmith thought so.  Which is why he chose to put his money where his mouth had gone all too often.  Verbal put-downs and destructive witticisms aren’t just the hallmarks of seventh grade boys.  Most contemporary American sitcoms roll out never-ending repartees of… Read more »

The Healing Voice

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Maya Angelou’s life did not have a hopeful beginning. At the age of eight she was sexually abused and raped by her mother’s boyfriend.  Maya told her brother what had happened.  The boyfriend was apprehended.  Incredibly, he was jailed for only one day.  But four days after his release he was murdered, almost certainly by Maya’s uncles. The trauma of the rape now… Read more »