Rosieland Roundup 220 — Listen to your people and your heart

Rosieland Roundup 220 — Listen to your people and your heart

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I like to listen to audio books when I go on walks these days and today there was an idea that spoke to me. This one comes from All About Love by bell hooks.

I don't have the exact words to hand, but it was something along the lines of:

"Listening is not just paying attention to what others are doing or saying, it's also about listening to our hearts needs".

And this to me balances up how I have always approached community, it's a balancing of listening to the people, but also putting my heart into it too, not just with effort, but also recognising that my needs matter too. If I don't listen to them I will just burn out or lose interest.

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