SONG OF THE WEEK

June 30, 2016

This week’s song of the week reminds us to listen to those who are begging to be heard and are ready for someone to listen to them. May we have ears that can hear https://youtu.be/AZNTge21rjo

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 30, 2016

Let us work on work on staying present, actively listening, really being calm and happy.

THE LISTENING CIRCLES

June 29, 2016

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In Native American culture, they have what they call Talking Circles. They come together in group to discuss things. However, there are rules they abide by. They are not written anywhere, they are just known. They are rules one is raised with. I have been told that one of the foremost rules is about listening. It is said you can tell a lot about a person by how well they listen.

In these Talking Circles they openly discuss problems, they seek solutions, share feelings and experiences. It is believed that listening to one another honors the Divine within each person. So when a speaker it is interrupted, it is an act of dishonoring. It brings dishonor to the person and reflects poorly on how they were raised. As a result, it also brings dishonor to the family, Tribe, Clan, and Nation.

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Speak or Listen

June 29, 2016

 

Which do you do more speak or listen?

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 29, 2016

Let’s work on being more successful by talking less and listening more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 28, 2016

One of the ways we build community and connections with others is through listening. Let’s show people we care by listening

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 27, 2016

Which do you do more listen or speak

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 26, 2016

sometimes we must listen for what others are not saying as much as listening to what they are saying.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 25, 2016

Today give the simple gift of listening. It will make a difference in someone’s life.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

June 24, 2016

How often do we think about the responsibility that comes with listening?