As a person who sleeps and wakes up thinking about how people can communicate more effectively, I want to ask you two questions today. 1. Did you know that there is a difference between ‘I am sorry‘ and ‘I apologize’? I am sorry says I am taking responsibility for my actions which have affected you … Continue reading Effective Communication: What’s the Difference?
I once had a very nice and friendly neighbor. The first time we spoke for more than 5 minutes, he stopped somewhere in the middle of the conversation and said, “I hope your boyfriend won’t go crazy on me for talking to you.” I replied, “If there is some man like that out there, he is certainly … Continue reading Relationship Isolation
One of my Mum’s famous phrases is “God has no grandchildren:” if I heard someone else say it, I would think they must have learned it from her. She uses this phrase to say there’s no reason a younger person cannot be spiritually more knowledgeable and mature than an older person – spiritual maturity is not … Continue reading Maturity and Affection
I can’t remember where I read it or who wrote it, but a brilliant lady somewhere once wrote:“Don’t give a piece of your mind, if you’re not willing to give a piece of your heart.” Basically, don’t be in a hurry to swing your rod of correction at people you don’t intend to give space … Continue reading What Tree Are You Eating From?
It’s not long ago that the story of Turia Pitt’s engagement was making its rounds of fame on the internet. Pitt is a former Australian model and Mining Engineer who suffered burns to over 60% of her body in 2011 in a bush fire. At the time, she was dating Michael Hoskin, who bought a … Continue reading Trapped: Who Did I Marry?
So you read the Dissertation on 21st Century Romance and you found yourself somewhere in the mix. You decided to get out of that bad relationship, and you’re now committed to being completely healed of the insecurities that got you there in the first place, and the wounds you incurred from abuse. You even know that you … Continue reading Who Are You Anyway?
This is Blessing Monday, reporting on the terrifying state of 21st century romance. I’m sorry to announce that amazingly abusive games are now considered romantic. I cannot decide what’s worse: the fact that these games are played or the fact that they’re accepted as normal and have even come to be expected by couples during … Continue reading A Dissertation on 21st Century Romance