Tag Archives: civility

Politeness primarily provokes positive responses

People respond positively to politeness. Please try it today and see. Thank you. However, rudeness offends people unnecessarily and creates needless enemies. When you love people politeness comes easy; when you don’t it’s a pain. How people act toward you … Continue reading

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Go back to your conscience . . .

Maybe we should all “go back” to our conscience, our compassion, and our civility. Before you pounce on someone’s post and denounce them as a foe, try an ounce of kindness. Social media is often like keyboard kickboxing without rules … Continue reading

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People’s character is as important as their beliefs. Integrity matters. It’s dangerous to support bad character.

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Being polite is easy, inexpensive, and makes people feel good. Try it today. Thank you.

Bold ideas can be communicated in a polite way. Here are two samples. “Sitting under the ministry” of a man (or woman) when you could be ministering yourself seems to be misplaced priority. Church tells people that attending to receive … Continue reading

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Even if you’re right, it’s wrong to be rude

Many people use rudeness to try to cover up their weakness and insecurity. However, even if you’re right it’s wrong to be rude. When Christ-followers gather and minister to one another as led by the Spirit, they learn Christ’s kindness … Continue reading

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Make political discussions kind again!

The measure of people’s intelligence isn’t how much they agree with you. Politeness is not being a doormat. It’s being powerful enough to be kind even when you don’t feel like it. Compete at something that really matters. Win first place … Continue reading

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From mankind to kind humanity

People can disagree with me and disapprove of my choices and still be wonderful people. You are welcome to disagree with me. Sometimes it is even good to disagree with yourself. After all, if you never examine and question your … Continue reading

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