You know that amazing feeling you get when someone sits down beside you and listens deeply to what you’re saying and how you’re feeling? When they:
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- listen patiently as you struggle to describe the challenges and name the emotions you’re feeling,
- allow you to name the bad things as well as the good things (without trying to fix it!),
- take the time to put themselves in your shoes and say things like “Wow, that must’ve been really scary” (and actually mean it!), and
- cheer you on as you explore how God might see the situation…?
Have you ever had someone put something really big, totally massive, incredibly scary on your “to-do list”?
Oh my goodness, I totally have. I’m thinking of several past employers (which was understandable, because, you know, that was their job), and sometimes my children….
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When I was a child, my siblings and I knew exactly what to do when we found ourselves in a situation outside our experience: we’d look to our Father…
“Is it time to panic yet, Dad?”
“No Kate, not quite yet. Don’t you worry, I will tell you when it is time to panic.”
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I wonder, do you have a room in your house that is not working for you right now? A room that is just not helping you or your family, that is dragging you down, not building you up?
(Well, we kindof still do, but it’s getting better and something exciting happened recently.)
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