Category Archives: Relationships

A difficult ministry of love

Four truths about being an instrument of godly sorrow. Continue reading

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Patterns of communication (Be honest)

Communication is the key to good relationships. Check out four negative ways of communicating and a positive communication agreement to help. Continue reading

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God’s solution for destructive relationships

Is there a spiritual solution to destructive relationships? Continue reading

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What if you don’t feel love?

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What if you don’t feel love?

Have you noticed how being true to feelings has become a measure of good character? One who fails to act consistently with her feelings is considered dishonest and hypocritical. How does this apply to love? Continue reading

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Contractual relationships

Highly protective, suspicious and controlling adults must look back to ask if there is a story behind their approach to life and to people. Continue reading

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Do everything in love

Emphasis, examples, and definitions of love that I need to review often. Continue reading

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A great covenant for family and Church

Use this relationship covenant in your family, small group, or Church. Continue reading

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Love is patient and kind

Significant relationship improvement in two qualities… Continue reading

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Verbal abuse and appearance bullying

Consider why childhood verbal abuse and appearance bullying often cast a long shadow over adult lives and make adult relationships difficult.
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