If when used to talk
We move to typed messages
We risk turning deaf
n.b. Useful as texting is, there is beauty in the human voice that makes a phone-call something magical.
Misreading, mistyping, misunderstood, misinterpretation of text, with all the confusion and mixed up emotions that these might trigger, can be avoided by hearing the words spoken.
I am grateful for the gifts of hearing and speech while I possess them