Jesus’ Sermon On the Mount – Restored to Relationship
RELATIONSHIPS are what God, the gospel, life, Jesus, wisdom, truth and love are all about. We could also say that God authored life as a relational exercise, from start to finish. The gospel message in itself pivots on the hinge of God’s desire to reach into a fallen humanity and make a way for broken humanity to be restored to relationship. Yes, the gospel is about restoration to relationship.Forgiveness – The Grace To Forgive
God has the power to forgive sins, but we have the grace to forgive one another. Are we gracious to do so or do we need to harbour ill-feelings and anger, for an insult or injury that we find offensive? It is by no means easy for some people to be apologetic and say sincerely, “I am sorry” as it is more difficult for the other–to forgive.Me, You, and Us: Keeping Your Center In Intimate Relationships
Just about everyone struggles with their boundaries from time to time – if not chronically! One of the challenges is staying connected to yourself and your own needs while building intimacy in your relationship.Change in Human Relations
RELATIONS – Everything changes in this with the passage of time. Nothing remains the same as before. Change is the essence of life.Relationships: Why Do Some People Find It Hard To Be Serious?
There are times in life where it will be important for one to be serious and then there will be times when this is not the case. If one was to come across as one way all the time, they are going to be out of balance.The Secret To Making A Man Feel Deeply Devoted To You
Most men don’t seek “commitment” the way women do – rather, good men seek DEVOTION to a worthy cause. How would YOU like to be that cause? How would you like to get your man thinking all throughout the day, “What can I do to make her happy?” Find out how to make a man feel deeply devoted to you here.Give Me Five Minutes (Things I Would Like to Say to An Abuse Victim)
Dear friend, I have no idea how long you might listen before you decide to shut me out. But what I have to say is important, and I hope you will give me just a few precious minutes to share what is on my heart. What I need to say may change how you see yourself and even, perhaps, the course of your life. Please consider my words. My prayer in this moment is that you might give yourself permission to be completely honest with yourself. Listen to what your heart says. You will know if what I am saying is true.Changing Perspective – Put Yourself In Your Partner’s Shoes
You may think that it is positive to try to see things from your partner’s perspective. The danger comes if you think that you know what your partner is thinking or how they are feeling.Discover Why Some Lovers Have Cruel Hearts – Part One
No matter if you’re a man or a woman, chances are, you’ve been hurt in the past by a girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, or wife. They supposedly loved you, and you did everything that you could think of to show them love, dedication, respect, and compassion… but what you received in return was less than satisfactory, and possibly downright cruel.Worldwide Conflict and Resolution
Our history is filled with human suffering, conflicts and wars. Many similar-minded people believe that the source of our current conflicts is very complex and, therefore, a quick and complete solution is not forthcoming. Many of us are asking ourselves: What I can do to help create a more peaceful world? There are those who feel that wars are inevitable. This hopeless perspective disables one’s motivation to search and contribute to a viable solution. Creating a consensus of ideas can be difficult and require much diligence, is it not easier than living in a warring environment? Your contribution is important!How Are You and Your Partner Doing Together?
How is your relationship with your partner? What are the positive and negative aspects of your relationship?When Someone’s Behavior Affects Me, What Can I Do?
We Are Not Separate Some authors suggest that, when we are healthy enough, we will not be affected by others’ unloving verbal behavior. We will rise above it and not take their words personally – that “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me.” I strongly disagree.