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listening

Not everything bears repeating, but some truths certainly do.

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Maybe validating someone’s feelings doesn’t always involve understanding them.

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Maybe I can’t change minds, but I can broaden their perspective—and mine.

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Sometimes “noise” is really a call for awareness and compassion.

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It’s time to reject the premise of the culture wars & instead be quick to listen.

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What gets lost when our sense of Christian urgency is tied to the clock?

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I hear you

by Kristin on September 13, 2011

in Love, family & community

Asking questions is a powerful way to cultivate compassion.

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Listening is good, but listening with followup is even better.

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My readers help me write a post about our hopes for kids and church.

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One summer day two years ago, at a cafe and used bookstore in northern Michigan, my pastor and his wife stumbled upon a book that changed them, and later changed me. They discovered it among a pile of books at the table where they sat down with their coffees. The book is called A Tree […]

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