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May 02, 2008

My Holiness

I have a class about presenting and controlling a room. Our instructor was talking about each one of us having a "tell," something that we carried with us that was uniquely ours and that could be good or could be bad, but that we needed to be aware of so we could use effectively.

After class I asked him what my tell was, in his opinion.

He said... "It's hard to explain exactly, but there is just this... holiness to you."

What in the world?

He continued. "Like you're a preacher delivering a sermon."

You can take the son away from the pastors, but I guess you can't take the pastors away of the boy....

He finished saying that it's not a bad thing at all, and there's definitely an energy and a conviction, but that I should be sure to calibrate because sometimes that energy is appropriate and sometimes it isn't.

Posted by jason on May 2, 2008 03:02 PM

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not a bad "defect," if you have to list your shortcomings. I'm pretty sure other people would pay good money to have this "defect." I hope you never lose it.

Posted by: Anonymous on May 2, 2008 11:01 PM

Sounds to me like a "tell" is a person's core passion, the thing that brings that person to life. You probably have many of those....

Posted by: lynn on May 3, 2008 07:20 AM

Amen!

Posted by: eMcManus on May 3, 2008 10:36 AM

Which blasphemous marauder is masquerading around as Erwin McManus? There are severe consequences to pay for that heinous crime!!!!!

Posted by: hmmmmmmm? on May 4, 2008 11:20 AM

What? I'm cool and artsy and visit the websites of indy band screenwriters. That's how I remain so relevant.

Posted by: eMcManus on May 7, 2008 12:49 PM

Thats so cool that he would pick up on that.

Posted by: Jason J on May 8, 2008 04:49 PM

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