I saw it again the other day: she took a wide berth, or perhaps I should say, she gave me a wide berth.
To want to belong is innate. For young children, it’s felt through attention and affection.
Perhaps you know a person who can out-argue any potentially successful advice. Kaia could teach a class on how to shoot down suggestions of any plausibility level. I often want to roll my eyes and say “Ok, whatever, you’ve got it all figured out. Let me know how it goes next time.” This time, before I spoke, I paused and prayed for guidance, and God heard.