For this people's heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them. (Matthew 13:15, NIV)
Friend to Friend
“You don’t listen,” my son informed me.
I had one of two choices – I could either cut him off, then bite his head off for being disrespectful, or I could listen and understand his heart.
I chose the latter. Yet, to make matters worse, while I was standing there in the kitchen trying to listen — my husband vocally agreed with my son. I felt unprotected with only a paper towel in-hand. Everyone seemed to be coming against me. I was being exposed.
My mind drifted back to the morning discussion I had with my husband when he was sharing from his heart. He talked at length about things. I had to admit my mind did drift elsewhere. And it is true;Read More