Ears are good for lots of things. Hearing is a good place to start. I never take that for granted. There are some who do without. Then there is the fact that they give me something to hang my earrings on. And they are what I use to get my hair out of my face when I'm writing and I tuck those stray strands behind them.
I do a lot of hearing. Listening is what I do. People have heartaches and they have a need to tell. Sometimes I can barely get them to quit talking long enough to tell them what God has to say about their predicament.
And everyone has a predicament!
Somehow, people who do not know anything about me know that in me they have a safe place to speak. People who do not know that I've spent my lifetime listening or that I am a counselor. Strangers.
I don't know how they know. The kids make fun of me all the time. One of them suggested some time ago that it was because I make too much eye contact with people who I do not kno...