Three-year-old Nick was whining about being hungry.
After hearing “I’m hungry” for the fifth time, his father said, “Well Buddy, what do you want?”
“I want hugs. I want hugs in my tummy.”
Nick found himself showered with hugs from everyone in the family!
I am proud of my son-in-law for asking Nick what he wanted, rather than throwing him a snack. And because he did, Nick had his true need met.
I think this speaks loudly to all of us.
Ask a question.
Listen for the answer.
PS The drawing is by Ari Kuzmik!