Three Healing Words #1 - I'll Be there
March 27, 2007 10:23pm CST
To celebrate my 501st post, this is my first copy-paste topic. Somebody sent me an email on this and I would like to share them all with you through a series. this is the first of the three healing words series and i hope you enjoy them" There are many things that we can do to perk up and strengthen our interpersonal relationships. Yet the most effective involves the saying of just three words. When spoken or conveyed, these statements have the power to forge new friendships, deepen old ones and restore relationships that have cooled. "I'll be there." If you have ever had to call a friend in the middle of the night, to take a sick child to hospital, or when your car has broken down some miles from home, you will know how good it feels to hear the phrase "I'll be there."Being there for another person is the greatest gift we can give. When we are truly present for other people, important things happen to them and us. We are renewed in love and friendship. We are restored emotionally and spiritually. Being there is at the very core of civility.
28 Mar 07
(*hugs*). Congrats for making it to 500 posts. Thanks for sharing those healing words. I hardly remember i told the word "i'll be there" to anyone, when its very important yet very simple word of assuring a person you really care. Thanks for sharing this very wonderful word. :)
1 Apr 07
my second son was a former substance user and is now a reformed guy (in which a short anecdote was never allowed in here by mylot admin, in my first month here)... its been three long years that i suffered waiting for him to come home, its been three long years that my wife suffered emotionally. but if ever my kid called us up in the middle of the night and out of nowhere. me and my wife are always there for him. whenever my other two kids encountered irreconciliable differences with their other significant halves, me and my wife are alwasy there for them, to settle amicably differences. the phrase is long been implanted in our subconscious mind as parents and we never shy away from any reponsibilities within the core of our family and even in a civil society we lived in.
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28 Mar 07
Thanks for sharing. I too know how reassuring it is to call someone and have them say "I'll be there". Back in Feburary when my daughter woke up at 12:15 am complaining of how she was having trouble breathing, I called my parents and they said those 3 healing words and came and stayed with my sleeping son while my husband and I took her to the er and learned that she had double pneunmia! They are some of the most special words that a person can say to a friend or relative.