communication

Q & Sharlinda Parker talked about their "Couples 412" program for married people.

Q, founding member of Grammy-winning and multi-platinum R&B group 112, and his wife Sharlinda Parker started Couples 412, which was designed to strengthen marriages by focusing on God’s divine plan for husbands and wives. They explain where in the bible number 412 came from, and how the monthly program works to help married couples empower […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell speaks directly to those who are “always in they feelings.” She explains that such a phrase, when you say it to someone else, never really communicates how you’re actually feeling? Is it anger, hurt, sadness? It’s important, Erica Campbell says, for us to be able to communicate […]

In this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell asks- are you a good communicator? Are you a listener, or a talker, or both? “Get Up!” listeners call in with their answers, often detailing where they are in their journey toward becoming their best communicator. One woman explains why listening is particularly important as a parent, because […]

While sitting outside eating Chipotle for lunch, I couldn’t help but stare at the buildings and people walking in my vicinity. While there were countless commuters and tourists strolling near my table, I still felt alone and unsure of my place in the sea of people around me. It then dawned on me that even […]

As I was walking to work this morning, it occurred to me that I never really “see” where I am most of the time. Usually, I’m carrying so many bags and focusing on the task at hand that I forget to look up at the sky and appreciate my surroundings. These moments can even occur […]

Have you ever had a moment where you feel like you made up a situation entirely in your mind? Perhaps in an interaction with someone, you took a comment or glance the wrong way and let preconceived notions get in the way of what was really happening. This often is what happens to me in […]

Ask a typical group of couples what they feel would help their marriages and the usual response is communication. Pry further as to what communication means to them and answers vary: “Having any communication would be a nice change.” “Really listening to each other.” (Usually this translates, “That jerk doesn’t hear a word I say.” […]

This morning on my way to work, something interesting happened that made me think more critically about how time and change are interconnected. I was walking on the train platform at a quarter past eight as usual when I turned around and saw someone I had not seen in at least three years. We both […]

Yesterday, as I was walking back from the train station after a long day at work, I ran into someone I knew on the way home. After we exchanged greetings and we proceeded to chat, it quickly became hard to hold a conversation as we both seemed lost in our own worlds. We had both […]