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The Need to be Listened To

Anyone – by Demi Lovato I tried to talk to my piano I tried to talk to my guitar Talked to my imagination Confided into alcohol I tried and tried and tried some more Told secrets ’til my voice was sore … Continue reading

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“You’ve been Listened to”

There is no word for “justice” in the Cree language. In his book “Up Ghost River”, residential school survivor Edmund Metatawabin described the closest word to justice in Cree is “kintohpatatin” – which loosely  translates to “you’ve been listened to.” … Continue reading

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Practicum of a Soul Friend: a practical guide This is an exercise to explore what it means to be a soul friend by sharing personal history in confidence and prayer. Each person is take turns in the role as listener … Continue reading

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The Power of Listening

“Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person, they are almost indistinguishable.” David Augsburger From “Caring Enough to Hear and be Heard.“ “Before one can love,” Eric Fromm noted, “one must be able to listen” … Continue reading

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