LISTENING: THE ACT OF BEING SENSITIVE TO HUMANITY

I recently watched a documentary on the British wartime photographer Don McCullin. The previews portrayed McCullin as a deep thinking and compassionate man and I found myself watching the movie. What is the relationship between seeing another and listening to another?...

LISTENING WHEREVER YOU ARE

I am still in London.  I just wanted to share a listening opportunity I had on the bus this morning.  In general, people here are usually very reserved and don’t acknowledge strangers especially in public places. However, on occasion, I have spoken with a few...

MANIFESTING AND CELEBRATING CONNECTION

Perhaps Listening’s greatest giff is that it helps us sense our connection to each other and it celebrates that connection. “At its base, the tree is a single trunk, representing the cosmic axis or ‘axis mundi’. The branching of the tree...

Listening Skills: our volunteers share their wisdom

Our volunteers created this list of quotable messages about listening: “Listening provides the opportunity to take another perspective into account and allow myself to change.” BG “Listening: the opportunity to quiet one’s own thoughts while...

Nothing left out

Listening is inclusive. Listening includes family life. Listening includes the mundane. Listening includes listening to the land. Listening includes spiritual sensitivity. Listening includes creative expression. Listening includes physical well-being. Listening...

The Greatlander article on The Listening Post

This article was published in The Greatlander and authored by local author, Kaylene Johnson. Silence and the Art of Listening Amidst the carols and hymns of the season and the good cheer of fireworks and fun, there rang through our nation the bells of mourning. In an...

Beautiful Quotation about Listenin

There things that remind us of the kind of listening that takes place at our beloved Listening Post. Some quotations that seem to capture a profound aspect of our simple service. Here’s a quote from Neale Donald Walsch that one of our volunteers, B.G., shared...