A missionary and You Were Made for This listener texted me recently.
“Did you ever hit times where you were tired of ‘worrying about your kids? I’m at that point this morning.”
I responded with “Sometimes its hard to turn off the worry, isn’t it?”
The listener wrote back: “Yes it is. Thank you for not saying ‘JUST pray about it'☺️.”
Yikes. They must have heard this before and it didn’t go well. I could easily have irritated this listener with advice like JUST pray about it. I’ve done so before. The advice could be a good response in a different situation. But certainly not this one. At this time.
I can smell the pungent odor of JUST that I think so bothered the listener. JUST pray about it can come across as: [Read more…] about A Listening Mistake