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Until you've walked in their shoes...

And the new number 4 of my Strengths Finder Top 5 ....

4. Empathy:
People who are especially talented in the Empathy theme can sense the feelings of other people by imagining themselves in others’ lives or others’ situations.
Because of your strengths, you may choose to place games simply to enjoy them. Perhaps you gravitate to people who share this trait. Perhaps you instinctively notice who is having fun and who is not. These insights might affect how you interact with individuals. Chances are good that you sometimes figure out what someone is thinking or feeling; other times you may struggle. Your insights about people might impel you to utter words of praise. Perhaps you are comfortable calling attention to someone’s particular talents, strengths, contributions, appearance, position, education, promotions, or awards. It’s very likely that you think creatively. You see possibilities. You are inclined to reject traditional approaches to problem solving. You trust your feelings to lead …

Making a list...checking it twice...gonna find out...

Okay, okay, so I promised that I would add my new strengths from Strengths Finder and I have yet to do so... It's been busy, but I am slowly understanding what they mean to me and that God allowed the growth for a reason, so I wanted to put them out there.

I'll start with my new number 5 and work my way up again.
5. Arranger:
People who are especially talented in the Arranger theme can organize, but they also have a flexibility that complements this ability. They like to figure out how all of the pieces and resources can be arranged for maximum productivity.

You are a conductor. When faced with a complex situation involving many factors, you enjoy managing all of the variables, aligning and realigning them until you are sure you have arranged them in the most productive configuration possible. In your mind there is nothing special about what you are doing. You are simply trying to figure out the best way to get things done. But others, lacking in this theme, will be in awe of your…