While attending a pro-life conference earlier this year, I listened to a lecture on adopting children from a different race. The two presenters were talking about a term they called “transracial adoption.” To my surprise, much of the presentation consisted of the two white women explaining, to a predominantly white audience, why it was concerning …
This discipline method is less exhausting and more successful than ranting, raving, blaming, pleading, begging or threatening.
Someone just “pushed your buttons” and you’re ready to push back. That’s the Reactive Cycle. But is there a better way to handle conflict?
Running a business, just like marriage, requires humility, wisdom, and compromise. Marriage and business are not the place to unconsciously expect to always get my way.
Couples who have stood the test of time have developed relationship glue — big and small acts of kindness, respect, and thoughtfulness extended to one another on a consistent basis.
Your kids will feel most secure if they know you have set appropriate boundaries for them that you aren’t afraid to enforce.
I have noticed a recurring pattern where people tiptoe around particular conversations when they are around me.
As pastors, we cannot escape conflict, and we shouldn’t avoid it, but we can find healthy, effective ways to lean into conflict.