After hearing an old friend had to have major surgery, Dr. Robin went to visit her in the hospital. Instead of praying for her aloud or having a long conversation, Dr. Robin sat quietly with her. "It was such a tender, sweet moment," Dr. Robin says. "When we don't know what to say, a lot of times, we shouldn't say anything."
Figure out who is it in your life that you can reach out and touch to make a difference. "By reaching out and sometimes just touching someone's hand, [that] is the thing that really offers healing that is far past what our words could ever do," she says.
Printed from Oprah.com on Monday, December 9, 2013