Listening

The essence of dialogue is to listen well. Being heard, explicitly promotes implicit communion. Listening nurtures our story and opens our eyes. Listening sustains our being and bridges our souls. To listen well chooses life… To give our ear finds love… To take in another’s Word – initiates wholeness. Being quiet attunes the soul. ToContinue reading “Listening”

Languishing

mandatory social distancing makes for hard times and empty spaces the panaceas do not work the heartaches are not quirks virtually giving direction toughens taking remote direction the alone together approach oxymorons the non-encroach without help the tasks are joyless the days have become aimless thus i flounder and cannot flourish wallow in the solitudeContinue reading “Languishing”

Waiting

Waiting is not for me, you, or another… Waiting is with me, you, and another. Waiting listens with patience – Aware of what is revealed. A part while being apart, hearing the sounds of silence, continue to continue. Waiting stands still with courage – Attentive to needs and wants. Abide despite abiding, cultivating is theContinue reading “Waiting”

Cancelling Cancel

Well-intentioned Zero Tolerance has created unintended consequences “Political correctness” is to be applauded and it is an acquired skill accompanied by shame and humility Misread context creates false positives Thoughtless comments make ill-fitting negatives Youth makes mistakes Anger violates civility Separateness teaches inequality Conceit blinds openness What is done speaks to what is said andContinue reading “Cancelling Cancel”