5 Practical Ideas to Listen to Others

Much of what we do is not meant to add things to the schedule, but bring intentionality to the things we are already doing.

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As a part of the Soma family, we often speak of living out our gospel identity in everyday rhythms of life (know the story, listen, bless, celebrate & suffer, eat, rest & work). In fact, much of what we do is not meant to add things to the schedule, but bring intentionality to the things we are already doing.

The following lists are a few practical examples of simple things you can begin doing to bring gospel intentionality to your schedule. Hopefully as you are reading through these examples it will spark ideas for your own life.

5 PRACTICAL IDEAS TO LISTEN

1. Journal and reflect

As you spend time in the word and prayer, write down what the Spirit is teaching you and share it with others in your life. Set aside time to reflect on what the Spirit is teaching you.

2. Set boundaries

Setup good boundaries for yourself in how you use your cellphone. You’re not going to listen well to the Spirit or to others if your constantly listening to Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/Pinterest/Email (repenting right there with you on this one).

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