The sincerity of listening–reaching out, attending to, and valuing the thoughts and needs of another–has no comparable measure. To listen and to hear, truly, is a comforting blanket of care–support–most valued. It is most needed during times of vulnerability, self-doubt, and health struggles; both mental and physical. Moreover, the comfort is felt from both ends as the blanket stretches its warmth, understanding, and consolation; extending towards empowerment. We are not on placed on this earth to be alone, so it is imperative that we recognize what is missing. Listen and hear me. Gain understanding. Grow a community.

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Listen and Hear Me

How do you know when it’s all worthwhile? How do you know that everything you’ve put forth is right? How do you know when you’ll be hurt, or when you’ll be healed? How do you know what step to take next? Will it be for you, or for the collective, or some other incomprehensible congress? How do you know…?

Sitting – soaking – sinking into my thoughts; my insecurities, my fears. Immobilized by my own mind, though my body has already claimed this control, I feel lost and don’t know how to fix this; this feeling of gross uncertainty. I seek council, guidance, and support.

‘Help me, God,’ runs unbroken through my mind – thoughts of desperation. I reach out and feel nothing; out again, feeling walled. I retract my reach and wrap around to find comfort in myself – I will listen.

We call unceasing…

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6 thoughts on “Listen and Hear Me

  1. “To listen and to hear, truly, is a comforting blanket of care–support–most valued.” Thank you for sharing this. Many of us don’t realise that there is a difference between hearing and listening. We hear with our ears but we listen with our hearts. Have a great day! 🙂

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    1. Thank you for reading, and leaving such a lovely comment 🙂 It certainly is an entire bodily experience–one with which society is losing touch. It is human nature to connect, understand, and be understood. Thank you, Cherylene
      Wishing you a wonderful day xx

      alanna

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