“Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.” – Alice Morse Earle
Find a trusted friend that you can call for advice. It’s amazing how your friend is able to share a bit wisdom … and it’s is just the help you needed. You’re whole spirit rises to a new level. Then it hit me how blessed I am, to have such incredible friends in my life.
So it’s really true … every day may not be awesome, but there is something awesome to appreciate in every day including the friend who helped by listening!
Encouragement is Oxygen for the Soul. – John C Maxwell
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Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:10
Everyone has a basic need to feel loved and appreciated! If you want the cooperation of someone else a good place to start is with yourself.
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1:19
So often you think you are listening but you’re really just waiting for our turn to talk. you’re not intentionally rude or self-absorbed – it’s only natural to want to engage, ask clarifying questions, or interject a personal observation. But some conversations are not two-way. Some conversations – if we are to fully engage – require our silence.
The next time you’re presented with the opportunity consider putting your listening hat on and leaving it there.