How Can I Help? #Advocate

Being there for a person and helping means you have your attention focused on their needs. I have found that listening to people and helping them sort through their problems can help me with challenges that I face. The best thing to do is to stay focused and help them and be strong for them as they need. Adding your problems to the discussion is a weight added, not a burden lifted.

Lesson From the Pope

The world was literally waiting for him (Pope Francis) but no one at that moment was more important to him over this family. For the boy, maybe nothing, for the parents it is hope. It is this recognition that we must have hope and that we must build trust and relationships beyond some social network construct. We must practice good listening and empathy over broadcasting. We must become “connectors.”