The Easiest Gift You Can Give Someone This Christmas

When I was young, I knew things were about to get boring when someone around me began a sentence with “remember when.” Now I have become one of those people of a certain stage of life who begins their sentences with “remember when.” My sons, in...

What You Can Hear Listening to People’s Faces

On my best days, I am quiet. “You have two ears and one mouth,” said my grandpa one day as we walked together down a row of tomatoes. “So you should listen twice as much as you speak. You might learn something if you listen.” I looked into his...

Why You Need to Listen to Others’ Perspectives

Growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, my dad listened to talk radio on KRMG. On occasion, when I was not staring out the window dreaming of hitting three home runs in a World Series game, I would tune into the talking voice blaring from the speakers of my dad’s 1966...