Posts Tagged ‘Listening

21
Oct
19

So true…

“The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” Dorothy Nevill (Amen! How many times….)

Place for conversation…

11
Sep
19

I will listen to you…but speak easy, no yelling…opening up to you

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

18
Jul
19

Listening…

“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” E. Cunningham or “I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway

21
Nov
17

late night…

sitting amongst the distant memories, the images of what was, not really sure of the present.

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04
Mar
17

are you listening…?

“Forgiveness means that you will not allow a temporary event to have “forever” repercussions.” Craig D. Lounsbrough

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15
Jul
16

Can new beginnings survive?

“It takes two to speak the truth, — one to speak, and another to hear.” Thoreau

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05
Aug
15

good intentions…

don’t neglect your friends

who’ve heard all your downfalls

your turn to listen

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17
Aug
14

Half Right………

There are some nice gems in here re debate, communication, individual & group identities. Well worth a read.

STUPID

“…lack of self-awareness, lack of information or understanding, islands of emotionalism or impulsivity, unexamined biases, self-affirming rationalizations…” Dr. Joy Bliss

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11
Mar
14

Imagination & Listening

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“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.”  Lewis Carroll

“Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.”  Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”  Emilie Buchwald

“Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.”  Garrison Keillor

Oh, I hope I was really listening. Not that distracted listening, lost in other thoughts, half listening. But, really listening.




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