jump to navigation

The Three Rules of Spreading Information (or something) August 3, 2014

Posted by Steve in diary, Unitarian Universalism.
trackback

Journal Entry for Sun, Aug 3, 2014

So Kimi taught us this three word thing at UU today.  First, is every bit of information we pass on to someone else True?  Second, is what we are passing along Kind?  Third, is passing it along  Necessary?

I like these guidelines, and I have some thoughts on them.  First, knowing the whole truth about something is often difficult.  Some people are better at it than others.  Second, if you determine that something to pass around is both truthful and necessary, then the real challenge is finding a way to say it kindly.  Kindness is in my view the most difficult of the three.

How to be appropriately kind is not something that comes easily to most people.  Kindness must be taught.  However, is something is both true and necessary, well, in my view that overrules kindness.  Be as kind as you know how to be, but if you can’t think of a way to deliver the message kindly, well, the message must still be delivered.  That’s where that “necessary” comes in.

I’m taking notes during the services again.  I really think that this will be a good thing.

~ Steve

Advertisements

Comments»

No comments yet — be the first.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: