I think we all like to be around an encouraging person. They uplift us and motivate us. They help keep us focused on our goals or priorities in life. We need those types of people in our lives.
If you read my last post and notice the date, you’ll see that it’s been four months since then. I truly meant to post and have an updated look. A friend of mine, who is an encourager, noticed that I’m not posting anything on my blog and is motivating me to write. He has mentioned it two or three times, and I know Ryan will continue to do so in a caring and uplifting way.
How does he encourage me? How can we be encouragers? These are some ways we can uplift and be a blessing to others:
- Take the time to do it. In this busy world, most people are in a time crunch. Just say something uplifting in conversation, in an email or text message, or add it to their “to do list” and surprise them.
- Show genuine care and concern.
- Do it more than once. Follow up on your encouragement and see how things are going.
So what about my new theme? It hasn’t happened yet. Not yet anyway. My daughter and son are going to help me whenever we can all find the time to get together and work on it. But I’m not going to wait on the theme update anymore. The content is what’s more important…and having an encouraging friend to keep me accountable on my goal to blog again.