Psalm 91 has featured in numerous reflections about the current social struggles to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic. Zack Eswine considers the same Psalm and offers wise counsel about listening well to those who are struggling to express their pain in a unique season of suffering. Honest naming isn’t safe for many of us. We’ve …

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Brad Hambrick writes about listening well. There are some good points about the difference between listening as a friend or a counsellor: ” a friend listens as a participant in your story while a counsellor listens as an observer of your story.” From the post: The Practice of Listening No instruction can create or replace …

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Brian Croft writes about the virtues of silence in a noisy and distracted world. It is a practice that Christians exercise before God, and one that we then exercise toward one another, so that we might truly listen. Croft explains how silence enables us to listen, not just wait for our turn to make noise. …

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A friend of mine highlighted this article from Harvard Business Review. It’s packed with helpful content. The conclusion: We suspect that in being a good listener, most of us are more likely to stop short rather than go too far. Our hope is that this research will help by providing a new perspective on listening. …

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