To be heard

Is there anything in the world more belittling than to say something and have everyone continue on as if you’d never said a word?

Is there anything in the world more encouraging than to be really listened to?

“Being listened to is so much like being loved it is impossible to tell the difference.”- Barbara Pine

How do I … 

Love God, love my neighbor, love my wife, love my children?

1.) Shut up.*

2.) Listen to them.*

3.) Act on what I hear.*

 

*(see James 1)

 

 

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  1. Pingback: Cruciform Listening « The Cruciform Life Blog

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