Tag Archives: Criticism

Dealing with the Critic

“Everyone’s a critic.” Most of the time this phrase is used in a light-hearted way, as a simple jest in reply to a friend’s comment. But criticism is not always a laughing matter. In reality, the more you attempt to … Continue reading

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‘At-a-Boy’ and ‘You Jerk!’

I had a professor in seminary who used to say, “It takes 100 ‘at-a boy’s’ to cancel out 1 ‘you jerk’.” His point was that criticism seems to stick with us much longer and deeper than encouragement. It is an … Continue reading

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