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Hi, and good morning. Now you all know that I am the fount of all wisdom, so pin your ears back.
I now have a legitimate complaint. I hate spell checkers. They do not help – they annoy. I write with such flair – and then something changes my choice of words. If that is you BIG BROTHER – push off.
How does Rose become Rise? Why do spaces seem to disappear beneath the keyboard? Who is writing this anyway? I don’t like using *^*(&( statements, but they do help release a little bit of tension.
Then some wise ” &^*(^^(*” tries to make sense of it and adds ” that was not what I meant”.
It is as if the buttons or ( keys on a typewriter) have been mis – connected or re wired incorrectly.
” I had a shot last night” becomes ….. ( yeah well you get my point ) ( vaccinations of course!!! )
So it is with us – even the clever, articulate ones like me.
But WISDOM is about using your experiences to change things for the better. Sometimes this means completely rewiring your brain. I want to be a friend here, I want to be able to share the day with others who are open to my kind of wisdom – ( yes I’m like that …. I say odd things in FUN,,,, but never in disrespect. )
As a youth and young adult. I had to write many letters – thank you notes, requests, letters to parents and for my union representation. I have no reason to boast. I learned and IMPROVED for the better. I received accolades from the most unexpected quarters saying ” thank you for your welcome letter” ( even though I might have not been complimenting them !!!!) My seniors at work praised me for my intimate communication, always apt, brief and succinct. But mostly through COMMUNICATION.
Letter writing was a method of improving your communication. How odd is it that with technology, we have lost the art of communication that cheers the day of your audience? Technology has created ignorance ( yes I mean that sincerely). We learn nothing but facts but forget how to treat each other. We neglect to see when people may be ” under par” – because we do not ask. Imagine writing to someone to say you like what they say but you can’t quite agree …. Do you start by saying ” Hi, how are you? And how did you get on at the party last week? I hope it went well? Then work your way round to the issues. Or are you ( be honest) one to pitch in straight away ” Sorry I cant agree”. Where is the care for your colleague or friend in that?
Why do we fall out? It is because we lose the care for our audience. In fact if you are a wise person, you might do them more favours by not replying at all. That takes practise and knowledge as to when you should reply !!
Losing friends is a crime and something was not right. You may not know why, but start looking at yourself first. Then try to find the gap in the wall that needs loving care and repair.
Someone asked me recently how do you avoid argument? Well there are a few answers here.
for me it might be …
: talk less –
:be MORE succinct.
:Be wise and be caring.
:And , yes, STEP BACK.
How do you teach? Do you encourage LEARNING? Do you instil fear of being wrong?
Ok, lesson over, time to break and time to think.
Now I am going to do something else now – not wait for the replies or criticisms of my POV. Hate that!
Point of view. ( much better )
If a friend is worth your time – then give it plenteously. If you want to get better and keep friends – look again at the words I have put in CAPITALS. Its a good starting point. Maybe.
bt ths jst mpov! BE CLEAR AND SPELL IT OUT.
We have potential here – might we just need to help it grow too? I hope so, I really do.
Thank you for your patience and thank you for all that you teach me. ( you have wisdom – use it).
I hope this helps – even a little bit!
Yes – I do love you all – it’s better that way!!!!!
ANYA xox ( the little noise in the dark ) or maybe just listening to my conscience ?!
PS – there is no need to reply – but if you do – tell me how you enjoyed the party first !!!!!
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