Their then is not your then and other cross-cultural bridges

Once, when I was in Uganda, East Africa, for a few weeks helping out at one of the businesses that help underwrite the homes, clinics, and academies of Aidchild.org, the business I assisted is a restaurant in the city of Entebbe. On a Monday, a group of young people came into plan a birthday party for … Read moreTheir then is not your then and other cross-cultural bridges

Talking at someone rather than talking with them

In our community here, there is a spry and quick-witted neighbor who arrives early for every event. If it is scheduled for 5:30, she will be there before 5. Quick to help and possessing a positive temperament, she is always welcome. But a conversation is almost impossible. Why? Because she talks at people, seldom with … Read moreTalking at someone rather than talking with them