But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame. 1 Peter 3: 14-16
As you look back on your childhood, how did your family of origin approach feelings? How has that shaped you and the way you interact with others? If you are a parent, how does that play itself out in the way you interact with your children?
This is what researchers call “meta-emotions”;...
How are you doing with emotional intelligence in your marriage? If you want to find out, keep reading to see if you can identify with the following examples.
Emotional Intelligence Fail!
Andy is upset because his life is a roller coaster of workplace politics. When he comes home at the...
The reality of life is that your perceptions--right or wrong-- influence everything else you do. When you get a proper perspective of your perceptions, you may be surprised how many other things fall into place.-- Dr. Roger W. Birkman 1919-2014
If you are connected on LinkedIn or any other...
Let me refresh your memory so that you know where we are in this series on change. Here are the steps that have been posted so far:
In my last blog, I said that the Christian vision of change is rooted fundamentally in a relationship, not a discipline, technique or even thinking positive thoughts about your new standing in Christ. It means RELATING to Christ on the basis of what he has done for you.
We could spend a good bit of...
In my book Living Without Worry: How to Replace Anxiety with Peace, I discuss a common error when considering the change process. Parts of this post comes from an excerpt taken from pages 113-117.
The More You Know?
We tend to think that if we just know the right things, change will happen....
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