The greatest enemy of communication is assumption, so donít assume anything. Follow the advice the Lord gives in this Book
2:2: And the Lord answered me and said, write the vision and make it plain
upon the tablet that he may run that reads it, the vision is yet for an
appointed time but at the end it shall speak out and not lie, though it tarry
wait for it because it will surely come it will not tarry.
and wives will not have identical visions, but they will have visions that can
work together, because God has placed those visions in their heart. When you are
writing your vision down, make it clear to the other partner what you are
expecting from life and what you hope to accomplish. This will make it easier
for the other partner to work with you and to please you, and for both of you to
follow the Lord together.
recently asked a group of men and women what attitudes and actions they felt
would pave the way for communication.
I want to be accepted for the person I am, not just for the job that I
It is great to work with a person who does not make a big deal about my
Letís make really listening to one another a top priority.
specific with all communication, and quick to forgive misunderstanding. When
there is a problem admit that it exists, and be ready to deal with it right
away. Keep your nose out of othersí responsibility, and try not to subvert
them to your own methods. When a difference of opinion exists, be willing to
admit your own error. Stop and listen to the other individual. Be quiet and non
threatening while explaining your view point. Give others time to make changes
and donít bring up the past. Remember that our life is constantly changing,
and it is important that we keep current the information about our visions and
about how we feel about things.
13:16 But to do good and communicate and forget not for with such sacrifice God
is well pleased.
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