Those things you’re ashamed of? Those mistakes you’ve made? Those embarrassing moments? We all have them, and they aren’t meaningless. Well, they can be, but I want to encourage you to take the bad and ugly things in your life and turn them around and use them for good. Doesn’t seem possible? I get that.
When we are the best version of ourselves, and bring to our relationships all the amazing qualities and characteristics we carry, it opens the doors for positive experiences with others.
Empathy is a great thing to exude in every type of relationship. And here’s why:
We do a lot of things God doesn’t like seeing or hearing, yet he never shuts us out because of it. He always forgives, listens, and loves.
It makes sense – the desire to protect yourself – but how do you do that and invest in community as we are called? How do you learn to trust people and protect yourself at the same time?
If I couldn’t hear the truth myself, I needed to talk to someone who could speak it to me.
I challenge you to pick one way and one person, and go make sure they feel important today!
I’ve honestly never felt more alone than I did when my mom died. It was as if I was by myself in an alternate reality and was the only one experiencing the effects of this devastating event. Even when I would talk to my friends or acquaintances, it was never addressed or even acknowledged. Not
Without taking some time for my own mental well-being, emotional exhaustion has been known to take a toll on my personal relationships. I have found it vital to take the necessary steps to make sure this doesn’t happen.
In order to continue loving selflessly, we have to make sure we have love to give.