Turning Loneliness Into Deeper Connection

The Still Small Voice

 

Loneliness accepted becomes a gift leading one from a life dominated by tears 
to the discovery of one’s true self 
and finally to the heart of longing and the love of God.
-Unknown

 

This week, I have been reading Alex And Me by Dr Irene Pepperberg, the touching and inspiring story of the author’s scientific studies with a Grey parrot, Alex, and his intelligence and language skills. A feisty bird by all accounts, he also demonstrated qualities of empathy and understanding — qualities I call “heart skills.” His premature death was deeply grieved. Ann Naylor – Huffington Post – Click To Read More…