Change or Transformation?

Change or Transformation?

Have you heard about the woman who decided to change her husband? He changed. Now she claims “He’s not the man I married!”
The person who intends to do the changing, too often the wife, might think she means well, working on areas that might really need some improvement. But what’s the motivation to change someone else? To be happier? To make life easier? Isn’t that what we all secretly want? Or is it just to get one’s own way?

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Viral Weeds

Viral Weeds

I look at weeds and marvel how fast they grow compared to the plants I take care to grow. But then it struck me – it’s a natural thing with a supernatural correlation… I have to aggressively keep pulling the weeds in my life. Both the ones in my garden and my heart.

Discovering Hope

Discovering Hope

Sylvia stared at her profile as I shared with the group about the seven different language types. Character strengths, distress triggers, how it can help you better understand yourself and others. Tears streamed down her cheeks as I talked about the Responder – compassionate, sensitive and warm, creative, wanting to please others. All she ever wanted was unconditional acceptance and it seemed like all her family wanted was for her to wait on them. Of course, she always said yes, but each time she seemed to slide deeper into a self absorbed depression.

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