Aug 19, 2010

Help me help you

by Susan G. Haws

Help me help you. I say that phrase a lot these days; whether it is in reference to helping my mom sit up or trying to diagnose her current need. I tell her, “pull on me and I’ll pull on you.” When the person seeking help does their part, the person helping has a much easier time. With moving I try to make it easy on people I ask to drive a load of boxes or deal with the house. How does this relate to anyone else’s’ situation? When we ask for assistance from a critique friend, editor or even God; the more we give the more they have to work with and can give back.


  1. What a nice way to put things. I like that.

  2. It's such a simple law and yet it is so easy to forget. Thanks for the reminder!

  3. Great comparison. It's always nice when those we serve are doing what they can as well.

  4. Love what you said, Susan. Thank you.

  5. What a powerful message, Susan! Thank you.


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