The Daily Praxis: What's in a Name?
What’s in a Name? (Learn: Awareness of Others) -
“My name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.” — Warsan Shire
Correct pronunciation of a person’s name is not only a sign of respect, it’s also a sign of intercultural competence. It demonstrates that you recognize their human dignity, and that you care enough about that to address them properly.
Today, let’s challenge ourselves to ensure we are pronouncing other’s names correctly and incorporate this into our practice.