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A Brief Note on the Virtues of Listening

I believe listening is an undervalued yet highly important virtue.

Talking is easy. Relying on our prior beliefs, values, and what we think we know is easy. 152 more words

Thinking Out Loud

remembering

During this trip I was searching for something. I was searching for a calling, for my calling within God’s kingdom, for a sign or opportunity to make my calling known. 427 more words

Angels and Doctors

Going over old pieces I’d written, while trying think of ideas. Apologies for the PG language. 

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Goddamn. It’s eleven again, and there’s someone else knocking on my door, in what I imagine must be freezing hail and howling winds. 1,298 more words

Listen to the birds

My enjoyment is sitting in a quiet house, tv off, door open, and just listening. I like to take a step back from the world and just relax. 205 more words

Infertility

Walking the Racial Tightrope for Jesus

There are times when multi-ethnic churches seem glamourous. They’re trendy. They’re healing. They’re redemptive. They embody reconciliation. Above all, they’re Godly as they proclaim God’s love for ALL people. 1,348 more words

Current Events

What gets in the way of listening?

It’s coming up to 5 years ago now. I had been feeling ‘a bit off’ for a few days. Nothing too major – a bit of a sniffle and some all over achiness. 1,436 more words

Learning

LISTEN TO ME

Listen to me.

Listen to me as if my voice was your own. Listen to me as if you knew nothing else than the meaning of these words as they are uttered in this instant, as if you had never heard a person speak before.  245 more words