Listening Ennobles the Moment

Listening lights the bridge we must cross to know each other
Illuminates our minds to other perspectives

I hear you—do you really?
Are you thinking of your reply, or trying to understand?

What makes something simple so hard?

Listening makes us vulnerable-
What if the message is a hard truth?
Do we brave that possibility or defend our position?
The courage deeply imbedded in listening ennobles the moment.

© Global Listening Centre, 2018.

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