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Thoughts about listening …

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Photo credit: Trung Thanh via unsplash.com.au

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
~Karl A. Menniger

How well do you listen?

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Photo credit – Couleur via pixabay.com

Do you listen well? How would you know? Really that is a judgement made by others. Listening is an act of generosity. This is a generosity that is not always evident.

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Thoughts about generosity …

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What is the point of having experience, knowledge or talent if I don’t give it away?
Or having stories if I don’t tell them to others?
Or having wealth if I don’t share it?
I don;t intend to be cremated with any of it!
It is in giving that I connect with others, with the world and with the divine.
~Isabel Allende

 

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