Timing and Tone

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«If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse.» Proverbs 27:14

Timing and tone are important. To share a blessing is a good thing, but to do so in a time when there recipient isn’t ready, or an “off”

tone, it will not be felt as a good thing. Communication is tricky. Many things that seem okay to us (in our head), but content isn’t everything. Today the Bible reminds us of timing and tone. 

I know for me personally my “bandwidth” of comprehension decreases as the day goes by. That’s why I try to not see clients past 7:30pm and try not to have heavy conversations late at night. The content might be good, but the timing is off. 

By the same token we ought to know those nuances from our loved ones. Being right isn’t enough. Let us also consider timing and tone. 

My name is Arturo and I am loved by God and in response to that I best serve others by adding VALUE to their lives. My goal is to enrich lives, relationships, and communities.
From an artistic standpoint I’m a visual communicator and via the use of photography I seek promote beauty, concepts, and messages. Spiritually speaking I've served as a chaplain at a addiction/recovery rehabilitation center, and before that as a youth pastor, missionary, and Young Life/Club Beyond staff for many years here in the USA and abroad.
On the mental health side I currently serve as a life coach, certified addiction recovery specialist, and marriage and family counselor.

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