Ways to practice Listening include discernment of God's messages, Lectio Divina, spiritual direction, deep listening, intuition, conscience, council circles, Quaker Clearness Committee, and more specific practices like below.
Make an appointment with a spiritual director and meet with him or her regularly. These guides have been trained to recommend resources and practices to help you improve your ability to listen to what the world and God have to tell you about your spiritual life.
- Deepening, according to A Concise Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith, is a process by which individuals study sacred texts to listen for pearls of wisdom.
- Perle Besserman in The Shambhala Guide to Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism recalls the advice of Hasidic masters about listening.
- Rebecca Shafir in The Zen of Listening offers some concrete suggestions on how to listen better at the movies.
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