Lost Art Of Speaking…

November 7, 2017

This is an age of no patience. People cut others off in conversation. Worse, those who still try to maintain politeness by listening, are drowned out from the ones who loudly proclaim their stance on issues being discussed. Ever felt you didn’t matter in a conversation? It happens to a lot of us. Couple it with a soft voice and you are guaranteed to experience this first hand.  This is why I mostly listen.

 I learn about those who run the conversations . I learn their weaknesses,  their desires, the strengths they may have… everything they speak reveals something.

Listening can strengthen you, giving insight for future dealings with them. 

When the time is right , your point can be made. 

Always bear in mind,

“Empty vessels ring the loudest.”  

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The dark roots…

July 28, 2015

sink deep into the earth searching, always searching for more. Above, its leaves blow their gilded song of laughter across the field where joy rings true.

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The Stemming

Come here, follow me see  how I thrive

The winds blow, the storms rage

Yet upwards I rise

My body is strong my branches are stout

The mysteries my secrets will ne’er be found out

The small seedling fights for life of its own

Then steady, steady it breaks through the dawn

Live on little acorn live on planted deep

For whatever you sow you shall surely reap

Young sapling stands near this great mighty tree

Ever it does wax and wane to be free

The years come and go the strength is passed on

The blackness of root now deeper has gone

Blow winds, blow rains

The storms pass thee by

Its roots are laid safe now

In rich soil of lies

Though bitter or gladness it all comes to sigh

Sooner or later all things they will die

The branches are weak

Roots laid open bare

Storms toss thee and turn thee

At last

Now despair

The power you held is no longer bequeathed

Your mighty strength spent

It lies in a heap

Then glorious, Now silent

Truth breaks the spell

Now ashes to ashes

The fire will not quell

copyright/ 7/28/2015, R. Webb