The Art of Articulate Listening
Interested in a quick test on articulate listening?
Perhaps a cup of tea, a proverb and reading this article may help understanding and knowledge that leads to wise discernment.
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: (Proverb 1:5)
Take a few moments to read this excellent article.
One day, a young graduate student visited a wise retired professor with intent to get some wisdom about his career path. Upon arrival at the retired professor’s home, the later, offered the student, a cup of tea. Shortly after, the young student started talking about his studies, what he knew, who he wanted to be after graduate school, the books he had read—to mention but a few. The professor listened attentively without interruption until the end of their appointment.
As the student left he asked the professor, “Sir, how come you didn’t give me any wisdom?” “Your cup is too full to take in any more wisdom. If you wanted to learn from me you would have emptied your cup before you got here. You would have given me a chance to speak and then listened to what I had to say.” Responded the professor.
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