Here's what I've learned: People feel alone. People feel scared. People feel powerless. And they long for someone to witness them and even to tell them that they are enough, just the way they are, no matter what's going on in their lives.
When used properly, questions have the potential to connect us to the world of another. A heartfelt "How are you?" or "How was your day?" can become the bridge that keeps us in relationship to the lives of those we love.