In COM 601, Communication Fluency, at Queens University, I have learned a great deal about myself and how I process information, as well as how others receive it. The seven traditions of communication theory have given me the tools to question to whom I am communicating and from whom I am receiving communication. In addition,… Continue reading Reflected Images
In keeping with the theme of my blog of "monk in the world" or "mystic without a monastery," I'd like to compare the idea of seven communication traditions with the notion of seven stages of spiritual transformation. The seven stages of spiritual transformation, described differently by different teachers, including in the Gnostic Gospel of Mary… Continue reading Seven traditions, seven stages?
The 1995 BBC film Pride & Prejudice offers "equipment for living" (Burke, 1973) for women seeking to build self-confidence and the ability to stand up for their own best interests. Right, fans? We all have role models and I'd be willing to bet that for a large number of women in the United States, one… Continue reading Pride & Prejudice, or how a woman should live?
What kind of research or writing are you doing in your scriptorium? Are you a scientist, a liberal arts researcher, or a social scientist? Dependent upon on what kind of work you do, you'll want to choose the writing style guide that applies to your field. I hope you enjoy the podcast below on the… Continue reading Choosing the Right Scribing Style
In researching several recent topics, I am getting reacquainted with APA Style. I never really learned it thoroughly in the first place. My main course of study in college required the use of MLA Style, designed more for the languages and language arts. Where I once studied languages (French and Russian) in great depth regarding… Continue reading APA Style Storytelling
In the following Powerpoint presentation, you can learn more about the use of the Enneagram as a tool for enhancing spirituality in the workplace. The presentation describes the work of two scholars who, through research into management trends in the late 1990s and early 2000s, discovered the benefits of bring spiritual growth to workplace, calling… Continue reading Spiritual Transformation at Work?