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Speaking the Truth in Love…

  How we communicate with others is very important. I have the privilege of working with people who are going through difficult times. Some of these people are able to talk about those difficulties with grace and compassion. Others communicate … Continue reading

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Grenades and Healing Relationships

I work with a lot of couples.  Most of these couples will come to me for counseling because their relationship has deteriorated and they are growing more distant and unhappy with each other.  They want a good marriage, and in … Continue reading

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How to Battle Anger in a Relationship Pt. 2

I wrote recently about how to deal with anger in relationships.  I introduced the idea of working through real issues without criticism or contempt. This is really hard, but an important step in healthy relationships and in growing in our … Continue reading

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What do I do when I am angry in a relationship

I have been working a lot with couples who are battling anger with their spouses.  This is so common today that you might be thinking to yourself, “Well, duh, aren’t you a counselor?  Don’t you realize that people get angry?” … Continue reading

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The Context of Love

I am doing a lot of thinking about the call for Christians to love.  This past week I preached at my home church on Jesus’ command to love in John 13.  I have preached that passage several times.  This time … Continue reading

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How Can We Know Others Well?

  In working with people as a counselor I have learned important lessons about understanding others.  Some people see deeply into people’s lives.  They seem to be able to know others well, and are not shaken when they get conflicting … Continue reading

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