When I was a kid, my dad built our house from the foundation to the roof—with his own hands. It took him five years of weekends and pay-as-he-went trips to the hardware store, but in the end, my parents moved into a sparkling new home filled with sunshine and a deep sense of accomplishment.
Building wasn’t easy. But it was worth it.
I feel the same way about my relationships.
In parenting, marriage, friendships—we have a choice. We can build others up or tear them down. Which are you in the habit of doing?