Discipline of Believing in People

discipline of believing in peopleThere is a simple, effective way to strengthen our belief in our clients: it’s what I call the discipline of believing in people. Here’s how it works. 

A spiritual discipline is something we practice to build an internal habit. For example, take our relationship with God. Instead of trying to manufacture communion with God out of thin air, God has provided a set of disciplines (fasting, silence, meditation, Bible study etc.) that we practice to develop our ability to commune with God. The discipline itself isn’t the communion—for instance, abstaining from food doesn’t equate to being close to God (otherwise, starvation would equal glorification!) Instead, the discipline is a channel that communion flows through. Continue reading “Discipline of Believing in People”