21 Ways to Reach Out and Touch

1. Simply make eye contact
2. Simply text “Good morning! I’m thinking about you”
3. Simply put a note in your child, spouse or roommates lunch/briefcase/purse
4. Simply compliment someone
5. Simply call a friend to say a quick “Hello!”
6. Simply live joyfully
7. Simply wave at your neighbor
8. Simply resist talking about yourself, your children, your issues
9. Simply smile
10. Simply donate shoes, clothes, etc.
11. Simply “like” someone’s facebook status or blog entry
12. Simply send a picture of your children to their grandparents
13. Simply listen, resist solving
14. Simply offer to pray for someone, then do it
15. Simply email your pastor or spiritual mentor to say “thanks!”
16. Simply live expectantly
17. Simply ask “How can I help?” not “Let me know if you need anything”
18. Simply give kudos … for your co-worker, child’s coach, server at restaurant
19. Simply hug a friend
20. Simply walk slower and observe the needs
21. Simply say “Thank you” … with eye contact, of course

Posted by Sharon R. Hoover

About Sharon R Hoover

Serving the church for over twenty years in discipleship and mission ministries, I've walked alongside many people travelling and exploring the journey of faith. Add in my own crazy path and I hope my writing will offer glimpses of life worth sharing.
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2 Responses to 21 Ways to Reach Out and Touch

  1. Thanks for visiting, Dan! I really appreciated the description in the “Joy vs.Happiness” post on bibledude. It succinctly shows the difference between joy and emotions…and I love the photo!!

  2. Great list! And thank you for linking to bibledude.net in reason #6! I appreciate your comment over there, and am honored that you would link back to the post! #fistbump

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