The Hard Work of Validation: How to Listen and Love Well

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Validation is the little-recognized glue than creates and mends relationships. After all, we live in our own selves all day, every day. Understanding someone else’s journey takes effort, in part because clearing the decks of our own experiences is so challenging. But the rewards of validation are great. Validation builds trust, opens previously clogged channels […]

Making God Listen

The only fight I remember my parents having on a regular basis was the one where my mother was trying to get him home from work.  It wasn’t that he didn’t want to come home, but he was a physicist and once his brain was advancing in a direction, it was like trying to turn […]