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THE PERFECT NOTE Colorado. A state of skiing, snowboarding, hiking and many great activities. But who would have known I would fall for something so different. The great magic of music. I was in fifth grade, trying to decide what I would fit in with. The P.E group, or the dance girls or even maybe the track team. I had moved many...
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LISTENING Ms.A 1A 14 May 2014 Listening When I moved down to Florida, I moved because of some issues I was having in Utah. There came a time when I was in Florida that I had nobody to talk to. So one day I got to finally meet my dad’s part of the family they were honestly as sweet as honey. At first I did not...
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A FRIEND TO BE THERE It was a fairly chilly Wednesday night, and for some reason, I had decided to go to Pioneer Girls (kind of like girl scouts). I figured maybe someone I know might be there. We had talked a lot about friendship in class earlier that day, and it got me thinking. I walked into the familiar room, seeing familiar...
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We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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LISTENING QUOTATIONS
20190313 wednesday quote
“There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing.”

G. K. Chesterton

20170324 friday quote
“Listen to your heart. It knows all things.”

Paulo Coelho

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“Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.”

L. J. Isham

10 27 14
“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.”

Rachel Naomi Remen

20170323 thursday quote
“Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you.”

Anonymous

20170321 tuesday quote
“It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

Stephen R. Covey

20170322 wednesday quote
“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.”

Jalal ad-Din Rumi

20190311 monday quote
“The first duty of love is to listen.”

Paul Tillich

10 28 14
“We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.”

Diogenes of Sinope

20190312 tuesday quote
“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.”

Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger

20190314 thursday quote updated
“Deep listening is the kind of listening that can help relieve the suffering of another person... You listen with only one purpose: to help him or her to empty their heart. ”

Thich Nhat Hanh

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'listening'.
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Lauren M Lauren M. is my World Geography teacher and this is my second year having her (she was my world history teacher last year). She is always there for all of her students. I tell her all my problems and she always has really good advice to give me. After our conversation is finished, I always feel better. She...
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Micheal W My hero is my eighth grade teacher Mr. Williams. He has taught me everything about listening and how to be open to everything that comes in my life. He always helps me with certain decisions that I have with my life; whether it is choosing a different sport or something with school. He has always listened to me...
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Cynthia W My hero is my mother and pastor. She is one of the greatest people, I think, to ever live. She is the best listener in the world. She lives and breathes to make sure I am a success for my kids. She always listens to all of my problems and gives me the best advice even if I don't agree. She is not biased. She is...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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Nicole from Newark DE JANUARY 5, 2014
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Steven B. from Seattle, Washington DECEMBER 30, 2013
Listening is a way to show you care about a person.

Dan from Amesbury, MA DECEMBER 29, 2013
Doing what's right is not always easy.

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