This isn't mere semantics either.
is shared by speaking
rather than by speaking about
That said, I have a great deal of suspicion about any conversation
(including my own ie especially my own) which either
starts off with or includes or insinuates "There's only one way to ..."
because there's almost always more than one way to do
anything. There's always more than one way to share
And one of the most effective ways, one of the most
powerful ways to share
is to embrace it, is to be it, is to live it ... and then
to simply open your mouth and speak it.
faculty we each have to deliver
was first distinguished by
it became popular to say you could share
effectively and powerfully simply by
and reading the
or the telephone book out loud. In essence that's true. But it does
come with a proviso. The proviso is this: as long as you're coming from
ie as long as you're embracing, being, and living
while you're reading the
or the telephone book out loud, people will get it. But if the proviso
isn't in place, people will only get
definitions, names, addresses, telephone numbers, ... and bored.
So what's this anything? It's our lives. Sharing the
simple acts which comprise the day to day living of our lives, grounded
in and coming from
is the most effective way, the most powerful way to share
There's nothing to figure out. There's nothing to study for. The
simplest way to share
get on with your life, and share what's there.
It's no secret what I'm doing in this
series of essays is
and sharing the same thing endlessly over and over and
over again. I do, however, (as you can tell) vary the
subject matter twice a week to keep your
You could say (and you'd be correct if you did) all I'm doing is
powerfully repeating mySelf, which is to say powerfully repeating
Honest! That's it. That's all I'm doing. Nothing else. There's no
Now, not sharing isn't an option for me. Look: there's
with not sharing. There's no coercion to share. You're not required to.
Really you aren't. No one is. But speaking for myself, what I've
noticed is when I stop sharing, I immediately get my old life back.
That's enough of a cautionary tale right there to terminate that option