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Encouragement is a noun

Encouragement is a noun, which means it is a “thing.” An actual “thing.” It may not be physical like a table or a ping pong ball or a cupcake; but it is felt. Isn’t it?

It is not an idea. Or a philosophy. Or something ethereal.

It is a noun. A thing.

An actual thing.

Remember the last time you were the benefactor of encouragement? Ahhhhhh…. nice, wasn’t it? It felt like a thing, didn’t it?

What about the last time you dished out a batch of encouragement? It feels nice, too. It is one of the things that is great for both parties.

Sometimes one dose of hearty encouragement can last us the length of the current struggle, race, game, trial, learning curve, etc. Continue reading

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Encourage is a Verb

It is something we do. An action verb. We should do this action often.  On purpose. Repeatedly!

encourage is a verb

It’s so easy to say something kind and uplifting. Really, it’s not hard. And usually only takes a moment or two. But is isn’t performed as often as one would think.

I love to send out notes. It is one of my favorite things to do. But it is easy to forget with the general busy-ness of life. But is only takes a few moments (I remind myself). So do it! Continue reading

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