Receiving: It’s Complicated

You would think that receiving a compliment would be a simple thing – a natural thing even. But for me, receiving a compliment is complicated. In fact, receiving anything is complicated. “You’re a good man”, my wife says this to me the other day. No warning, she just says it – offhand, like it just came to her. Authentic and clean. Hmmm. Now if she had tacked on a request I could have handled it better. “You’re a good man…so wouldn’t mind cleaning out the garage…would you?” Or, if she’d… Continue reading Receiving: It’s Complicated