Monday, January 30, 2017
Say, Pooh, why aren't you busy?" I said.
"Because it's a nice day," said Pooh.
"Yes, but ---"
"Why ruin it?" he said.
"But you could be doing something Important," I said.
"I am, " said Pooh.
"Oh? Doing what?"
"Listening," he said.
"Listening to what?"
"To the birds. And that squirrel over there."
"What are they saying?" I asked.
"That it's a nice day," said Pooh.
"But you know that already," I said.
"Yes, but it's always good to hear that somebody else thinks so, too," he replied.
[The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff]
Proverbs 1:5 ... A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Isaiah 49:1 ... Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The Lord hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.
James 1:19 ... Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:❤