When someone shares their deepest thoughts and struggles with you, they have given you access to their heart (and it is always a heart issue!). Matters of the heart open sacred space. Step lightly. Proceed with the utmost care. For, you have been entrusted with the most delicate issues.
Do not judge. Do not condemn. Never share with others. Just listen with your heart wide open. Listen with the compassion of Christ. Use wisdom, discernment and encouragement. Pray for one another.
Each of us is wounded. Some process differently than others. Some do not process at all but rather build