When to Speak; When to Listen

An ancient Roman writer once said, “I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” I confess that has been a hard lesson for me, personally. Once, when someone asked me “Why do you talk so much?” I responded, “Because the sound of my voice comforts me!” As a big smile came on both our faces, it was clear he got my point. We humans are enamored with our own voice, and…