A person who possesses empathy can feel what others feel. They can put themselves into the perspective of another and, to a degree, see things as the other person sees them. A person with empathy can see another’s perspective even when they do not agree with them. Empathy meets people where they are at and works from that point forward.
Empathy is foundational for healthy communication and relationships.
A person rich with empathy may sometimes forget that their own perspective is important to!
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One of the most important things to do in the life of a Believer is to learn to recognize the voice of God. He’s speaking all the time. He’s calling to you. So many miss it because they weren’t paying attention or realizing the signs and signals being thrown to them. So let me encourage you. I have been asked to encourage you with this...Lean in.
I’ve always called it pressing in, but it’s the same thing. Become a “noticer”.
Love is in the details so pay attention to the details.
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"But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask for anything you want, and it will be granted!” John 15:7
I tried to read the Bible many times in my young life, but my efforts didn’t last long. I either didn’t understand it, lacked discipline or maybe, if I’m being honest, the true desire. It wasn’t until I was in my early 20’s the desire was aroused within and I began to dig in and for the first time in my life, the Word Continue reading
Yesterday I had someone share with me, when I asked how things were going... “It’s complicated.” I knew full well they were going through something difficult. I knew that they were doing their best to do the right and noble thing in a diffiult circumstance. I knew my simple question was probably also a hard question. I wan’t trying to probe. I was trying to encourage someone going through something more than a little complicated.
One things this friend shared was that they realize that no matter how much their Continue reading
Faith • Patience • Confidence
“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer”
In Matthew chapter 5 we are encouraged by the gospel as it teaches us that blessed are those who mourn. In the past year or more we have all endured much, mourned much an suffered all sorts of losses. Loss of jobs, loss of a lot of our personal freedoms, loss of loved ones. During 2020/21 I personally lost four family members and just found out another has a body riddled with cancer. So much Continue reading