“A suffering person does not need a lecture – he needs a listener.

We hurt people by being too busy.

Too busy to notice their needs.

Too busy to drop that note of comfort or encouragement or assurance of love.

Too busy to listen when someone needs to talk.

Too busy to care.”

Billy Graham, 1918-2018, religious figure, speaker
Mr. Graham as seen on television as he addressed a capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York in 1957. He saw the power of television in its infancy and used it to spread his message globally.Credit Associated Press

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