A stance of curiosity…

Tonight we wrapped our Grace Group. 

When I am involved in a Grace Group I feel as if my heart is being marinated. The conversations, the people, the teachings, the songs….all serve as a type of marinade to ensure my heart is tender to God and His people.

Tonight I am aware again that one of the most important elements when pursuing someone is to commit to asking questions that represent that I am choosing a stance of curiosity…

Have you ever experienced someone asking you a question that doesn’t really feel like a question at all? When the question implies an agenda or attempts to identify how you are feeling? This might happen even in asking, “doesn’t that make you angry?” as opposed to “How do you feel about that situation?”

I am committed again to considering the impact of my questions.

I want to remove the assumptions that creep into my thoughts and slip out through my questions.

I want to invite anyone I engage in conversation to share honestly in response.

I want to be a listener who hears what is offered in response to a question asked.

I want to live with a stance of curiosity.

Curiosity about God, others and myself….

 

 

Author: trishborgdorff

I am on a life long journey to live with integrity, honesty, kindness and full of grace.

2 thoughts on “A stance of curiosity…”

  1. I think this is a great summary of how to approach conversation with curiosity and will be commenting on it an upcoming blog. I see curiosity as one of three core values necessary for learning community.

    Blessings,
    Tom

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