Archive for January 10th, 2005

to be in their shoes when they talk…

A really great extract from Brenda Ueland that I ran across. There are some really beautiful ideas in this. Like:

Now before going to a party, I just tell myself to listen with affection to anyone who talks to me, to be in their shoes when they talk, to try to know them without my mind pressing against theirs, or arguing, or changing the subject. No. My attitude is: ‘Tell me more. This person is showing me his soul. It is [...]

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