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Stop doing this at home! A Funny, But True Example

  Criticism: Verbally attacking our spouse’s personality and character Contempt: Attacking their sense of self (sarcasm and arrogance) Defensiveness: Defensively seeing yourself as a victim to ward off perceived attacks. Stonewalling : Withdrawing or shutting down. These qualities DESTROY relationships. These are nicknamed the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” (Gottman and Silver 2015).  The reason is […]

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Who’s Your Daddy?

“Therefore, you should pray like this -Our Father in heaven,” Matthew 6:9-13 After describing how NOT to pray (Matthew 6:5-8), Jesus brought into prayer, for those who are committed to learning  from him, the unique approach of addressing God as “Abba” (Galatians 4:6, Romans 8:15) Father. Today, this seems kind of obvious, but at this period of time it was a […]

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