“Her thoughts at the meeting today were critical!” he texted.
What’s that supposed to mean? Were her words were extremely important, or shockingly negative?
Everyone knows how a text message or an email can be misunderstood because we miss the tone in someone’s voice. The same set of words can be said with appreciation or hostility. Tone is vitally important, because as author Don Miller said, there are always two conversations going on—the one with words, and the one that reveals feelings. The latter makes all the difference.
How can we better understand the tone of God’s voice if all we have is the Bible? Continue reading