Listening

“It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.” ~ Alder.

I don’t like labels. I don’t believe in failure. I believe in lessons. Opportunities.

We need to listen to our fellow human beings.

We need to really hear what is being said.

Not listen to prepare rebuttals. Not everything need be a debate.

Listen and value other views, listen and try to understand. Even if you don’t agree.

Each and everyone of us has our own perspective.

We need not agree. We can accept and allow others their views.

It’s hard not to judge and not to form views and opinions on what others “should” or “should not” be doing.

It is difficult to listen when we disagree. It is hard not to try and convince someone that we know better.

Understanding. Tolerance. Listening. Understanding.

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