Ruth Bachman: Irritational/Inspirational Speaker

I heard a speaker recently who described himself as an “irritational” speaker.  I love that idea, I wish I had thought of it!  Sand is central to my message and is an abrasive, and even a small amount irritates when it is present in an unexpected way.  The root definition of the word inspire is “to breathe into.”  I hope that I inspire audiences to breathe in even one grain of sand from my message, and that it will provide some irritation to an attitude that they might hold about cancer, healing and/or change.  You know what happens to the oyster when sand gets in?  It makes a pearl.


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