We are all storytellers, but we are not the author. When we hear about someone’s life, we’re always coming into a story.
Ask questions without an agenda, that get to the heart, and when you hit something, keep digging.
Let us reject the pressure to respond to hurt with something grand and profound, and let us be okay with saying something short and simple like “thank you for sharing.”
Thomas Dutton shares what happens when our instinct to relate leads us astray.
When you boil it down, a large part of discipleship is hearing and speaking. In this article, Thomas Dutton writes about listening and responding well.