Tagged with conflict

Book Review: Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado

Giants. We all have them, we just call them by different names: despair, grief, divorce, disease, strongholds, family issues, bosses with unrealistic expectations. You name it. The verse that I’ve thought of over and over again since reading Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado is I Samuel 17:48 (NLT) As Goliath moved closer to attack, … Continue reading

All for Want of an Exclamation Point!

My husband and I were watching Seinfeld the other night, you know, that wildly popular show about nothing in particular. Elaine finally met the perfect man, as she does every now and then. When she came home from work, the apartment was cleaned up and dinner was on the stove. He even wrote down the … Continue reading

More than Conquerors through the Living God

As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him. Reaching into his bag and taking out a stone, he slung it and struck the Philistine on the forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell facedown on the ground. ~ I Samuel 17:48,49 Did … Continue reading

Love through the Spirit

You’ve heard the story of the young boy who didn’t speak for years. Finally one day, to his family’s amazement, he spoke a full sentence complaining about the food put before him. Astounded, his mother asked why he hadn’t spoken before. “Well,” he replied, “I didn’t have anything to say until now.” That’s kind of … Continue reading

13 Ground Rules for Resolving Conflict in Marriage

Conflict in any close, loving relationship is inevitable. Fighting at a level that will wake the neighbors is not. Follow these guidelines to help you truly resolve conflict, not just battle it out. Set aside time to discuss the issue with your spouse. “Discussions” in the heat of the moment tend to escalate quickly. Ask … Continue reading

5 Questions to Ask Before the Fight Starts

If you are married or invloved in a relationship¬†of any kind with one other person, you are sure to encounter conflict.¬† How you deal with this conflict will determine the health and strength of your relationship. What was the topic of the last fight you had with your spouse? Maybe your husband didn’t remember to … Continue reading