Perhaps the easiest way to grow a healthy relationship is to offer encouragement. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 says, “Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.” What are some simple and effective ways we can encourage others? First, we can encourage others by simply smiling at them. A smile not only increases your face value, but it warms the heart of those you give it to. Second, We can also do that by our words. Words are power in that they can do enormous harm and amazing good. Proverbs 25:11 reminds us that, ” A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.” Start today to look for the riches you have in others, and seek to bring encouragement into their lives.