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Priming the Listening Pump

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A dear friend of mine is a gifted conversationalist. Conversational lull is rare when she’s in the mix, because she is either drawing others out through probing questions or introducing a new topic from something that’s recently piqued her interest. Her ability to connect to people means that many would…

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Tuning My Ears to God’s Voice

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One of the best gifts Mike has ever given me is a set of Bose noise-cancelling earphones. Lest you think earphones are among the worst gifts a man could give his beloved—in the same category as giving a blender, a la Father of the Bride—let me be clear: these earphones…

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No More Noisy Living

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Several years ago, I thumbed through a book on stimulation overload. I vaguely remember a section being dedicated to our senses being hyperstimulated by the noise we face today. For whatever reason at the time, I did not purchase the book, but I now wish that I had! It’s been…

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