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On Listening (an excerpt)

“When I ask you to listen and you start giving advice, you have not done what I have asked. When I ask you to listen to me and you begin to tell me why I shouldn’t feel that way, you … Continue reading

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Today’s quote: don’t be afraid to listen

“The beginning of wisdom is listening. Listening that is empathic enables parents to hear the feelings that the words try to convey, to hear what children are feeling and experiencing . . . Parents need an open mind and an … Continue reading

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Stage 1 of Giving Advice: Is it necessary?

Stage 1 of Giving Advice: Is it necessary? “We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.” William R. Alger, American Theologian (1822-1905) We all give advice. Some of us are expected to do it as a … Continue reading

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