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