Tag: listening

Wisdom Listens

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. – Jimi Hendrix


When you listen generously to people they can hear the truth in themselves, often for the first time. – Rachel Naomi Remen

What Kind of Life Shall I Lead?

Lead a listening life. Order your outward life so that nothing drowns out the listening. – Thomas Kelly, A Testament of Devotion

More Wisdom from Thomas Merton

We must slow down to a human tempo and we’ll begin to have time to listen. – Thomas Merton We all know we ¬†should slow down . . . Why is it so hard for us to do it?

To Whom Am I Listening?

If I cannot listen to all of life, then any part that I do hear will be only partial or distorted. If I am listening only in chapel, if I am listening only to my peers, if I am listening only to my profession,… Continue Reading “To Whom Am I Listening?”