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Friday; February 8

Have you noticed how trendy it is to be loud and obnoxious?I first started noticing this on the sports talk shows ... then it appeared on the news programs and now it is seems to be everywhere.It almost seems like volume matters more than content.If I can outshout the other person, I am the winner. While this may be in vogue in today’s society, it isn’t reality.The thing that matters is what was called “content of character” a few decades back.This concept, which was popularized during the American Civil Rights movement, has existed for years.The wise king, Solomon, wrote, “The wise in heart will be called understanding, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.” (Proverbs 16:21).The people that make the biggest difference aren’t ones with the loudest mouths, they are the ones with the biggest hearts.They do what they can to help people become the best they can be – and often do it with the gentlest spirit. Let’s make sure we value virtue more than volume.When we do we…