I hear you talking but am I listening. How often are we in a room with someone but not present? How often do I not stop, and think before I speak? What if I did? How much different would our lives be if were mindful in our listening and intentional in our speaking with others?Continue reading “LISTENING”
There is something about listening really listening, which opens our creative energy and allows us to express ourselves in ways which are surprising, refreshing, and unique. Listening is more than just hearing. It is about really listening to each other. It is about paying attention in a way that is quiet and fascinated. It isContinue reading “CREATIVE LISTENING”
The one who is not busy, is about the time spent doing nothing but being with the Ultimate. The one who is not busy reminds me it is ok to designate time to just be and commune with the Divine. Becoming the one who is not busy is about being intentional about taking time whichContinue reading “THE ONE WHO IS NOT BUSY”
I want to hear you be brave, Sara Bareilles sang. I want us to silence the voices of fear, the voices which tell us what we cannot do and that encourage us to fail. When we release the fear that has tortured us and kept the sunlight from shining through us. What if we stoppedContinue reading “BRAVE”
One of the things my students have taught me is to do more than listen. They want me to hear them. They want me to remember they are on a journey of their own. They want to learn from my journey, but want me to learn from theirs. Hearing is not just about being heard,Continue reading “HEARING”
Honor the voice within you. Listen to it, so you may heal yourself.
Today, focus on listening to the voice from within.
Are you speaking, listening, or both?
Are you listening for the sound of the genuine in yourself? Can you hear it? If not, silence yourself so you can.
Honestly, sometimes it is so easy to see the meaning in what is happening, but sometimes life seems so busy it is hard to hear you speaking. So right now I am working on slowing down and being intentional about having the time to listen. What I have learned is that taking the time toContinue reading “LISTENING LESSONS”