Love Strikes Back at Depression- With Little Acts of Kindness and Prayer. Learn to LISTEN, be SILENT & ENLIST help

Today’s act of kindness is to LISTEN.  From this desire to listen must come the ability to be SILENT.  You cannot listen to the other person if you talk too.  You will find that when someone who is depressed wants to open up, it can be like a tap has just been opened.  You can ENLIST your inner strength to help you to be quiet and listen.  The temptation is there to try and correct things said that differ from your memory or perspective of them.

At a later time when reflecting on all that you have heard, you can then enlist your wisdom as to what help you need to access.  It is an act to LISTEN, your SILENT prayer or meditation can ENLIST resources and strength you didn’t realise you had.

Psalm 143:1 ” Lord hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy, in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief.”

Copyright Susanna Dziworshie 18/07/2018

Acknowledgement-

Holy Bible New International Version

How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead :The Virgin Way by Richaerd Branson.

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Roomy homes

Thin castle?

There’s nothing like that

Thin country house?

There’s nothing like that

Thin palace?

There’s nothing like that

So what do you get?

Not a fat castle

Not a fat country house

Not a fat palace

Just beautiful and roomy

Homes, Homes, Homes.

The family journey

Greatly anticipate the joy of a newborn,

The family increases, ties are bonded,

Echoes of joyful youthful sounds,

Create laughter amid the tears,

That come with disagreements.

 

Greately steer them into adulthood,

The family looks up to them,

Rashness of teenage voices

Calmed by listening ears,

Brings  wisdom that stands like monuments.

By Susanna Dziworshie

(Copyright 2017)