by Michel Quoist
(französischer Priester und Autor, 1921-1997)
„I have just hung up; why did he telephone? I don’t know…
O! I get it – I talked a lot and listened little.
Forgive me, Lord, it was a monologue and not a dialogue.
I explained my idea and did not get his;
Since I didn’t listen, I learned nothing,
Since I didn’t listen, I didn’t help,
Since I didn’t listen, we didn’t communicate.
Forgive me, Lord, for we were connected, and now we are cut off.”
The Telephone, entnommen aus:
The Harper Collins Book of Prayers, comp. by Robert Van de Weyer (New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1993)
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