STEP FOUR in "Building your life around love."
♡ Loving chooses to ENGAGE in positive ways.
VISUAL REMINDER: Your fourth finger can remind you to ENGAGE.
L♡ve fulfills our created purpose …
♥ Am I purposively choosing to “love”?
♥ Do my actions or inactions bring help or harm?
♥ Will my actions bring us closer to our created purposes?
♥ Am I committed to following through with unconditional love?
• Applying ENGAGE 24-7 Exercise
Step ❶ Identify someone that you want to love better. Consider home, work, school, church, community, and any other setting.
Step ❷ Rate your performance in how well you ❹ ENGAGE. Make notes to support your number.
10 = best (no room for improvement);
0 = poorest (no relationship, and/or not trying);
5 = apathetic (okay, but not intentionally trying to improve)
Step ❸ Plan your improvement. Chart (on paper or a word processor) some choices you can make and/or some actions you can take to improve any step where you may be lacking. If something is not working, return to step ❶ LISTENING, as often as needed and for as long as necessary to proceed to steps dealing with ❷ OBSERVING and ❸ VERIFYING, and then return to ❹ ENGAGING. Your chart might look like this:
Step ❹ Share your improvement plan with someone who lovingly "engages" and knows you.
Start Now! Use your personal note-taking software, or start taking notes now from one of many free online note-taking websites - several are listed in the "Friends" Menu page.