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Why Shout?

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A theology professor was teaching about proverbs 15:1. He asked his students, “Why do we shout in anger? Why do people shout at each other when they are upset? The students thought for a while. One of them said, because we lose our calm, we shout for that. “But why shout when the other person is just next to you?” asked the professor.
“Isn’t it possible to speak to him or her with a soft voice? Why do you shout at a person when you are angry?” The students gave some other answers but none satisfied the professor. Finally
he explained, “When two people are angry at each other, their hearts psychologically
distance themselves. To cover the distance, they must shout to be able to hear each other.

The angrier they are, the stronger they will shout to hear each other through that great distance.
Then the professor asked, “What happens when two people fall in love?
They don’t shout at each other but talk softly, why? Because their hearts are psychologically very close. The distance between them is very small. The professor continued,
“When they love each other even more, what happens? They do not speak, only whisper and they even get even closer to each other in their love. Finally they even need not whisper, they only look at each other and that’s all….
So next time
you shout to a loved one, know that you are creating distance between your heart and that person’s heart. Proverbs 15:1, a gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Recall. This is very true. Let’s start today and practice not to shout. I will for sure remember. Besides, shouting drains so much energy!… so please tell your friends, family members or partners to remind you when you start shouting at them.

– Anonymous

Author:

The pursuit of purpose in life has made Systems Analysis and formulating tech solutions is my main trade through www.in-synque.com. We are working at making it the tech solution company of choice in Kenya, East Africa & Africa . This we continue to do in earnest having consulted for Silverstone Air Services, Betlion, KMK Advocates, TIFA Research,Ele Interior Designers, BnK Design, Almasi Capital Chique Eventz, The Judiciary of Kenya, Kuehne-Nagel,GIZ Health Programme, Longonot Gate Ministry of Public Health & Sanitation, Ministry of Co-operatives, RAA Limited, SAPNA Distributors, REEP-Kenya, Kingdom Gardens Resort-Muthaiga, Gray Oak Hotel - Kitengela, Heart for the City, Lenana House & Conference Centre among many others. I have also acted and have appeared in numerous TV programs like Lies That Bind on KTN, Nairobi Law on Citizen, Wash & Set on NTV and The Presenter on KTN. I also go round schools & colleges in Africa challenging the youth to arrest career opportunities as well as entrepreneurship roles. I am married and that is my full time responsibility. All the others take up what remains of my time.

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