"I can't help with the article, because I haven't read it, but this is bad advice:
Turn directly to anyone you are talking to. That's the belly-button rule. Your belly button should be turned towards the group. Be like Bill Clinton (in…"
"Here is another one of my little sayings:
"When you give excellence, you can demand excellence."
However, your level of excellence may not be the same as those around you and you must be able to determine that level. If you give and do not…"
"If you want to live in a world of respect, give it out. Be a blessing to those around you and they will bless you for it. If you want to be honored, honor those around you (including yourself); and be honorable.
There may also be some…"
"Respect is not about playing tricks on your friends and coworkers. It's simpler than that, but goes deeper as well.
Respect is demanded.Respect is earned.
And no, those are not mutually exclusive.
You see, the easiest…"
I was wondering if anyone here could help me. I once read an article on AoM (I'm pretty sure it was) about how to behave and act to gain more respect from your friends and the people around you.There's very little I can recall from the article. I think though there was some tip about when you start talking to group of people you should not turn your front directly at them at first, instead you should wait for them to turn their front at you... don't know if this helps anyone remembering the…See More
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"