Encouraging the Best in People

Have you ever felt unjustly accused or misunderstood? Or perhaps you’ve formed premature opinions of others that aren’t based on truth. Is your co-worker stand-offish?  Maybe she’s dealing with difficult personal matters you know nothing about. Is your spouse non-talkative? Maybe he’s weighing a challenging business decision he doesn’t know how to handle. We could save ourselves a lot of relational strife if we would stop summing each other up without really knowing all the facts. It’s easy to make false assumptions and label someone wrongly which gets in the way of real love and acceptance.

You might have noticed children rarely jump to false accusations, but, they take in the facts first. They innocently offer an abundant amount of unconditional love
and acceptance. They believe the best in people.