Tagged with resolve 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

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast – Part 2

After reading yesterday’s post, did you come up with anything that you were putting off by staying too busy? I know I can think of a couple. Drs. Les and Leslie Parrot consider this a “secondary gain”: being busy gives us freedom to put off things that are pressing but that will take more time … Continue reading

Working Through Conflict in Marriage

This week’s theme at Weekend Kindness is about surviving a chill in a relationship.  My post there, That’s What Friends Do, has me thinking about conflict that causes chills in marriage relationships.   Throughout the week, posts here will focus on such topics as The #1 cause of fights in marriage and 5 questions to ask before the … Continue reading