Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012
in Education, Emotional, How To, Relational, Social, Values
There is never a shortage of drama.
There is always some fool who feels the need to “start something.”
Someone near you today filled with anger, impatience, and frustration from their weekend will probably spill it onto you. Avoid the obvious emotional reaction. Skip the “That was stupid” regret you’ll have later. Instead, duck the drama?
Three Tips To Help You Duck The Drama
Lay Low – Don’t cause drama. It comes back to bite most people.
Take It Slow – Don’t jump to conclusions when people bring drama to you.
Say No! – Don’t repeat gossip.
I’ve met many people who forget that, “God made everything with a place and purpose.” 1 It’s when we think we’re better than other people that our ignorance is most obvious.
In a small rural village in Central America I realized that all of my education, books, tools, and toys were far less important than time spent in a relaxing, thoughtful conversation with loved ones. There in a dusty impoverished village of a couple hundred people I was taught through word and deed that while education, books, tools, and toys have value, relationships — and specifically people — are most valuable.