We all hear, but do we really listen? More than once Jesus said, “Let anyone who has ears, hear!” At other times, it was simply, “Listen!” It’s hard to listen to God, it’s hard to listen to our neighbour, and sometimes it’s even hard to listen to ourselves.
Listening to God and to our ourselves are posts for another day. Today, our links are about listening to others.
The Higher Calling blog offers three ways to listen (including resources), whether professionally or personally.
Give yourself a check with these “3 Symptoms of a Lousy Listener.”
And take a cue from the Saviour about the importance and power of listening by reading and being encouraged by Amy Hauptman’s “Who’s Listening?”
This post provides resources, stories and ideas about listening and communication.