Yesterday I was challenged with this thought from Colossians 4:2-6 that said the goal is to bring out the best in others in a conversation. That stuck with me for the rest of the day. I wonder how I had been bringing the best out of others in conversation? Or for that matter what it even meant to bring the best out of others.
“If then you are wise, you will show yourself rather as a reservoir than as a canal. For a canal spreads abroad water as it receives it, but a reservoir waits until it is filled before overflowing, and thus communicates, without loss to itself, its superabundant water. In the Church at the present day, we have many canal, few reservoirs.” —->Saint Bernard of Clairvaux