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November 2018 Archives

I’ll tell you when a relationship between two people really begins to change… it’s when one of those two people realizes that no one wins a fight. There is no winning side to any fight when the cost of that […]

Have you ever been drawn into a fight with a loved one where – by the time you got knee-deep into who’s “right” and who’s “wrong” – maybe over the most trivial of matters – it felt as if, somehow, […]

Love never leaves a relationship. Love is always present; it is we who are absent to love. When we understand the true nature of love, it has a magical effect on all of our relationships…      

Real appreciation for God, for this life given to us through the action of grace, requires realizing our actual place in the greater scheme of things. No one in a hurry to get something done does anything except throw dirt over […]

Have you noticed – for the most part anyway – that when we’re with family or friends almost everyone has a complaint to share; how something or someone in their life just isn’t “right,” or has done them wrong. I […]

We have learned that when it comes to waking up together in our relationships, we are all in training, and that our attempts to be patient and kind with those we love will inevitably go through the natural growing pains […]

Clearly, some experiences are far more impactful than others. The truth is that most moments in our life simply flow right by us, unnoticed; almost as if we’re sitting by a great river, and only made aware of its seamless […]

Love has a way of cutting through the dross of our human nature. But when – misunderstanding the action of love – we try to coerce someone into being what we want, those efforts that we think are going to […]

We don’t perfect love; but, if we’re willing – if we will choose to practice love in any of the twelve ways we are about to look at – then, in exchange, it will help to perfect the love between […]

It often feels as if our relationships – especially as they mature – give rise to more questions than they seemed to answer when we first became involved with our partner. The following four questions show us that we’re not […]