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· Reality Repair Rx: Knowing What's Up and What's Not

· Do What Matters Most

· P Point Management

· The Bow-Wow Secrets

· You Can Have Your Cheese & Eat It Too.


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· We are all Prisoners In The Vicious Circle Tit For Tat Bullying Tag Game

· Doing What Matters Most:: Simplifying Your Overload

· Success by Default

· Finding a Title to Your Book

· Hannah's Christmas Wish

· The Dream

· My Brick Wall

· The Two Things God Wants From You


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· Common Sense is Over-rated

· 20 Writing Tips for Better Results

· Elements of Critical Thinking

· ACCEPT ADVERSITY, BOUNCE BACK & GET GOING

· Five Pillars Of Happiness

· Little Laws 4 Big Success

· The Cllenge For Returning Veterans

· Be Your Best Self By Not trying To Be A Better You

· Staying Happy in Hopeless Situations


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· A Prisoner's Freedom

· What's All The Fuss?

· Going Up of Down?

· A Photographer's Eye

· The Familiar Stranger

· Default Man

· The One Thing to Check

· Suicide Survivor

· Choice of Rebirth

· When

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  The Tower of Babble
by William S. Cottringer
Tuesday, June 03, 2003


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Good communication takes much effort.


Shhh…Be quiet.
Listen to her closely,
hear what he means,
learn what they need;
talk less, listen more.
Understand.

What you will learn
is what we can do.
Work together, tear down
this tower of babble,
saying less, knowing more;
doing the good we can.

Resist being superior;
Throw away judgments.
Don’t control or be insensitive.
Practice more acceptance
and seek less certainty;
Convey freedom and equality.

Together we can grow
And do what is good,
From all we learn,
From all our listening;
Saying less and knowing more.
Then what's said gets done.



The Prosperity Zone


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Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 6/4/2003
Well Done William...seems we all have our own Tower of Babble indeed!
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 6/4/2003
Oh how I love this write, wisdom of the ages contained herein. Rhyme and flow is wonderful also.
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 6/4/2003
Good message!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 6/3/2003
It's all babble. [lol] Well done, William.
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 6/3/2003
Excellent, William--what you say and the way you say it!
Write on!
Leland
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