Count It All Joy Quotes

Rate this book
Clear rating
Count It All Joy Count It All Joy by William Stringfellow
24 ratings, 4.50 average rating, 2 reviews
Count It All Joy Quotes Showing 1-1 of 1
“Listening is a rare happening among human beings. You cannot listen to the word another is speaking if you are preoccupied with your appearance or impressing the other, or if you are trying to decide what you are going to say when the other stops talking, or if you are debating about whether the word being spoken is true or relevant or agreeable. Such matters may have their place, but only after listening to the word as the word is being uttered. Listening, in other words, is a primitive act of love, in which a person gives self to another’s word, making self accessible and vulnerable to that word.”
William Stringfellow, Count It All Joy