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SP767 Day 3

Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible. -C. G. Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections, "Retrospect"

“The first duty of love is to listen.”  -Paul Tillich

"I am human, nothing human is alien to me." -Terentius

I have always been complaining that my work was constantly interrupted, until I slowly discovered that my interruptions were my work. - Henri Nouwen

Effective mentors are proactive listeners. Listen to them before they even speak.

Sunday morning in the church lobby is where you can only neglect everyone. You cannot assume any meaningful and focused conversation can happen because there are too much distractions.

We have to live with the discomfort of being finite.

Listening is hard because it involves a loss of control.

Everyone of us is vulnerable and have the right to defend ourselves, but we don't need to do it destructively. There is a difference between defending and being defensive.

Transformation is messy and time consuming.

An unanswered question is a fine traveling companion.  It sharpens your eyes for the road. -Rachel Naomi Romer

"I have always been complaining that my work was constantly interrupted, until I slowly discovered that my interruptions were my work. - Henri Nouwen" <-- Thank you for the faithful and necessary reminder!

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  • 看重的只有一個字:Insight

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