Benjamin Franklin once said, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” That’s a pretty good thought from a writer and a doer. Maybe you’ve heard the saying that “your life may be the only sermon some people here.” How you live today can make all the difference – positive or negative. You impact people all around you. You do this verbally and non-verbally. Consider that a great deal of your communication is done non-verbally (that will be a subject of a future post). Also consider the lost art of the written communication. (u know wt I mean, lol) I have actually seen people writing like they text. Please don’t. Your words are important. Write your thoughts down. Keep a journal or a personal blog. Write something that you can look back to and reflect on. Realize that what you have to say verbally, non-verbally, and in writing is important – you are important – you are valued. Consider this, Romano-Jewish historian Flavius Josephus made references to Jesus and the origins of Christianity in his writings, “Antiquities of the Jews”, written around 93–94 AD, includes two references to Jesus in Books 18 and 20. He also wrote about the death of John the Baptist. These are some of the only historical references outside of the Bible to these historic events. You may never know how important your communication is but it is.