all been there: that moment when we realize we weren t listening.
Fortunately, listening is a skill we can all acquire with practice,
one that has the power to transform our personal and professional
the siren call of your Facebook feed tend to drown out the people
around you? Do you struggle to make time for face-to-face
conversation or prayer because of the constant distractions of
technology? Do you really hear what the people around you are trying
to say when they speak to you?
In: The Power of Pressing Pause and Listening,
relationship experts Art and Laraine Bennett offer advice,
techniques, and practical suggestions for shutting out the
distractions and becoming a better listener. Using real life
situations woven throughout with scriptural reflections, the Bennetts
offer profound and practical advice for improving your relationships
through the art of listening.
Bennett is currently the president and chief executive officer (CEO)
of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia. He was
also the co-founder and director
of the Alpha Omega Clinics in
Maryland and Virginia (2002-2010). He has more than thirty years
experience in the mental health field and is a frequent speaker on
marriage and family issues.
Bennett has a master s degree in philosophy and is the Communications
Manager for the National Council of Catholic Women.
- 127 pages
- Size: 8.3" x 5.4"