We all only have so many hours in a day. We are over committed, work long hours, feel stressed out due to trying to put too many things in 24 hours. So, many times we find ourselves considering everyone an interruption. Even Jesus had interruptions. Remember the story where the friends of a paralyzed man took the roof off and lowered their friend down through the ceiling to have Jesus pray for him. Who knows where Jesus was in his sermon, but he saw it as an opportunity to heal someone and be a model for others.
Action Step: Take time to be attentive to moments that your loved ones are more talkative. In order to do this time yourself. Schedule it. Here is a way to remember it: A S.M.A.R.T. goal is defined as one that is specific, measurable, achievable, results-focused, and time- bound. Below is a definition of each of the S.M.A.R.T.goal criteria. Specific: Goals should be simplistically written and clearly define what you are going to do.