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.