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“Through the Ear of a Raindrop”: Thoughts about Listening

by Dr Angel Adams, Dr Patricia Papciak

Listening can be one of the most important tools for living. If we listen attentively when others are speaking, we often learn something we’ve never considered before. We are given new food for thought. When you are speaking, some people listen and then give you a thoughtful answer to whatever you are talking about, but others interrupt before you have finished your sentence. Some listen to your sentence, but as soon as you have finished they take what you have said and relate it to themselves. They can only hear what you have said if it means something to them personally. Some people seem to be listening when you speak, but they don’t say anything when you have finished.

What about you? What kind of a listener are you? Read more