Dawn’s thoughts on encouragement certainly had the desired effect. I am ready to run out and spread encouragement like flower petals at a wedding,
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
When I think of people that I admire and those whose company gives me much joy, those people, I notice, have one certain character trait in common – they are encouragers!
This week I was at a thanksgiving service for a dear soul who was a great encourager. Whoever met him would leave his presence with a smile on their face and a song in their heart.
I want to be like that. I want to lift others; come alongside others; speak joy and hope to others.
A person who encourages is one with whom one feels one’s own spirit lifted. They do not use flattery or shallow, people-pleasing rhetoric, but they see what is good, what is true, what is possible, what is excellent and they focus on those things.
I have often said of myself that I am very easily encouraged and equally too easily discouraged. I am…
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