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The Gift of Listening

February 11, 2016

While shopping at a local grocer the other day, I was greeted by the cashier by the usual “hello ma’am, how are you?” I responded “I am well, how about yourself?” At which point he shot back “I can’t complain, but not like anyone would listen if I did.” Being an acupuncturist and Healer my heart sank for this man, I of course quickly responded back to him “well, I heard you.” He nodded and gave a gracious smile. This very brief exchange has stayed with me for over a week, it has caused me to think about how the act of listening is lacking in our society. Lending your ear is one of the greatest gifts we can give…