Everyone wants their voice to be heard. Everyone feels their reasoning needs to be heard.
In the Bible, the book of Proverbs 18 is full of wise words about listening to each other.
It starts by saying in verse 1 and 2:
In verse 10, we are given hope with this gem of a verse:
Back to the loving by listening topic, Proverbs 18 goes on to say in verse 15:
This means that if we are learning to be wise, we will learn to the important skill of listening to each other. Whether it be about a topic that we want to hear about or not, whether it be difficult or easy to hear ~ listen. Stop in your tracks, open your mind. Be wise. Listen.
Verse 21 wraps up the listening lesson with: