The second day of giving was simple and sweet. A girl in my math class was sitting at her desk this morning, just doing her work. I know how much she enjoys snacks- especially apples. So I asked her…Continue
Today I listened to my wife. This might sound easy or simple, but I really listened. I did not jump in, or give an opinion...I just listened. I could tell that she welcomed that, and later in the evening, I felt she listened to me.
I was an active listener to her thoughts about work and the world. I notice that I tend to not be a good listener. I often form ideas when someone is speaking and this is not true listening. This is something I will continue to work on.
Today I called my sister on my way home from work just to check in with her and see how things were going. She is getting married this summer and moving into a new house-so things are pretty busy for her right now. I let her know that I would help her move and that we could assist in anything they need help with for the wedding. It was nice to talk to her.