Listen and hear

Christ Healing a Deaf Man
paper, 1530
British Museum

“[Jesus] makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” Mark 7:37

From Jesus, I am learning to listen to others with patience, kindness, and acceptance. I am learning to hear distress, anxiety, and grief behind complaints, anger, and blame. I am learning to speak words of comfort, encouragement, and healing. I am learning the healing of silence and the necessity of using appropriate words at the right moment.

Today I will take a minute to listen to my heart and hear the love of God. I will speak with compassion to myself and all those I encounter.

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