devozine

Spiritual Practice

Listen Actively

Diana Derringer

All of us need to feel that we have been heard and that our concerns have been addressed. Often, no advice is desired or necessary. A few words or a kind expression will let others know you hear and you care. Simple words like these will keep the conversation going:

  • Listening Teen TS 117872812I see.
  • So you’re saying . . .
  • Is that so?
  • Tell me more.
  • Then what?
  • Wow!


—from devozine (March/April 2014). Copyright © 2014 by The Upper Room®. All rights reserved.

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