Thought and speech are God’s gifts to creatures made in His image; these are intimately asociated with Him and impossible apart from Him. (A.W. Tozer) “Reading and writing are so boring and a waste of time.” “Why do we have to learn to talk? I already know how to.” As an English teacher for almost seven years, these comments are only scarce compared to the number of complaints I have received from teenagers about how reading, writing, speaking, and listening are difficult. Battling communication is not a new problem for humans, but I believe between the war for our excellence…