The Wise Heart Listens

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Registered: 08-21-2002
The Wise Heart Listens
Thu, 11-20-2003 - 5:56pm
The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool come to ruin. ~Proverbs 10:8~

Dear Child of Mine,

>Expressing your own opinion on every subject is easy. Putting in your two cents’ worth can be fun. But being quiet and listening is difficult. Have you ever found yourself in a conversation with someone else, just waiting for that person to finish so you can have your say?

I don’t want you to be that way with me. When we spend time together I love to hear your prayers, but I also have things I want to say to you. I want to encourage you, to guide you, to map out instructions for your life. But how can hear me if you are so busy expressing your own ideas that you never sit still and listen to mine? I encourage you to have a wise and listening heart.

The One Who Speaks,