When building relationships there’s some foundational principles required. While these are obvious, it’s amazing how we need to be reminded because sometimes we just want to take short cuts. But just like building a house requires good measurements, sometimes we may feel lazy and just not want to, this will get us into trouble in the long run. It’s the same with relationships, it will take time to build trust if we are going to be able to exchange ideas, values and world views.

Asking the right question can be akin to the correct key opening a door of treasures. Conversely the wrong question can be like pedalling a push bike backwards- awkward.

There’s some really good questions to ask those that are struggling in their situations:

  • What is your desired outcome?
  • If there was one thing that you could do, what would it be?

And then there’s some God questions: