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The following nonsense can actually make sense. Please do not correct or spellcheck the following as it can be easily read as it is. “Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an *Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe.” – (*Cambridge University UK). Inconceivable!

“This makes sense, if you don’t think about it.” “Some dot every T and cross every i, use purfect grammur and still say nuthing.” Incomprehensible! Some say after an exquisite and elegant speaker, “I understood every word, but what did he say?”If they do not understand the way you speak, then speak the way they understand – understand?” “Don’t wax elephants” (eloquent). “Do not use ambiguous, large, impressive words when a singularly unloquacious and diminutive linguistic expression will satisfactorily accomplish greater understanding of your simple thoughts and words.” Impressive but not implicit.

Also realize you are YOU-nique because there is only one of you. Be YOU because all other positions are already taken. I say, “Be who you is, cuz if you ain’t who you is, then you is who you ain’t. Dr. Bill Rice, my mentor, taught me, “Great preaching is taking a deep, dull, dry subject and making it easy for everyone to understand.” It is a compliment when someone says, “Your message was easy to understand.” Jesus said unto them, “Hearken unto me every one of you, and understand” (Mark 7:14). Jesus said to all seven churches, “He that hath ears let him hear what the spirit saith” (Revelations 2-3). Simply put, “Look & Listen”“Hear & Heed”“Know & Grow” Phillip said to the Eunuch, “Understandest thou what thou readest? And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me?” (Acts 8:31-32). In the deaf culture I change hard words without changing the meaning. Proverbs are short sensible sentences. Learn: Short statements are remembered after long speeches are forgotten. Paul said, “I had rather speak five words with my understanding than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue (language)” (1 Cor. 14:19).

The lesson to learn is to keep it simple so all can understand. Put it on the lower shelf where all can reach it. Always consider who is before you. Then teach them (Matt. 28:20). Use your sixth sense of common sense. You will be glad you did, and so will multitudes of others. It makes sense, if you don’t think about it!

Nonsense Can Make Sense. 

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