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In "Principled Commitment," a Tapestry of Faith program
Affection Connection — Trust
Extend your exploration of trust by trying one or more of these activities on your own. These deep listening exercises are adapted with permission from Practicing the Sacred Art of Listening by Kay Lindahl (Skylight Paths Publishing, 2003).
For Individuals: Three Breaths
This exercise is a quick way to center yourself and listen to your heart.
You may find that this very simple intervention will alter the path you were on when you felt stressed and out of control. You may be able to approach the situation from a more centered place.
For Couples: Deep Listening
Each day this week, spend a minimum of fifteen minutes practicing deep listening with your partner. You may wish to warm up with this exercise:
For Couple with Children: Deep Listening
Couples with children may want to practice the exercise above with a child, letting the child choose the subject. Make sure the child gets to practice both speaking and listening.
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Last updated on Saturday, October 29, 2011.
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