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From the Front Porch: Who are You?


One of life’s most puzzling questions is  “Who are you?” From a Judeo-Christian perspective, the answer is simpler spoken than understood: you are a child of God, created in his image and placed in this life to serve him.

Most of us take many years of our lives to answer this question. But do our lives reflect our religious convictions? An old adage informs us that “actions speak louder than words”. Our nonverbal communication behaviors tells everyone around us who we really are. In other words, what we do reflects who we are and what we value in our lives.

Consider the words of the following poem titled “Silent Meaning”:

The word not spoken
goes not quite unheard.
It lingers in the eye,
in the semi-arch of brow.
A gesture of the hand
speaks pages more than words,
The echo rests in the heart
as driftwood does in sand,
To be rubbed by time
until it rots or shines.
The word not spoken
touches us as music
does the mind.

-Sen. William S. Cohen (R.  Maine)
The New York Times

So, who are you? Others can tell even if you cannot answer the question. What is your nonverbal communication saying about you?

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  1. Nevaeh Joy
    December 18, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    Great post…thank you!

    • December 19, 2011 at 8:53 pm

      Thanks for the feedback! Let’s keep in touch. 🙂

  1. February 18, 2012 at 5:34 pm

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