Small talk? – JAM

Small talk just doesn’t cut it. At least that is what recent research reports. University of Arizona psychologists have discovered that what helps build happiness in life are meaningful and deep conversations. Happy people have one-third less small talk than unhappy people and twice as many meaningful conversations. We should not be surprised at their findings. God made man for community. God declared, “It is not good that man should be alone.” As a consequence, God made Eve for Adam. Happiness comes from relationships and relationships are most satisfying and rooted when they involve purposeful substantial dialogue. The same is true of our relationship with God. This is Just-A-Minute with Ed Boggess