Tag Archives: listening

The Veil Is Thin Tonight

  The veil Between heaven And earth Is thin  Tonight And You My sweet Love Are most alluring Evasively intoxicating Stretched out Upon the horizon In rapturous  Beguiling beauty Gossamer garments Garland Your skin A shimmering tapestry Of timeless, translucent Transcendence Refracting Your radiance Pure light! The reckless raging Maelstrom of Your Love Bursting Into…
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Be Still

One of the things I hear most often from many folks is the chronic busyness of life.   They are bombarded from all directions, all day so it seems to many.    This driven pace is often a reflection of one's inner life - their thoughts and emotions, and as such it is often difficult…
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Really Listening

Seems to be a theme in my life these days - learning to listen well. Even when we do this well, we can always learn to listen better.  I have written about learning to be present in the moment in other posts but specifically I want to explore the aspect of listening. Listening, truly listening…
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Learning to Listen

I was astonished to learn that we only retain 25% of the things we hear.  Not only does this further illumine the need for a variety of forms of communication - it also brings to light the need to cultivate effective listening.  Julian Treasure* suggests that listening is very important for many reasons, primarily because…
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Cultivating Healthy Business Relationships

Andrea owns and operates an online retail store.  A significant part of her value proposition, that which brings value to her customers and distinguishes her from other online retailers, is a commitment to relational retailing. The challenge many critics of e-commerce have is the impersonal aspect; cold and mechanical but Andrea through careful planning has…
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