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183: Thankful for People Who Inspire Us

In last week’s episode, no. 182, we began our Thankful in November series by talking about being thankful for the last time we experienced something. Today we continue this series by considering the blessing of being thankful for the people who inspire us.

183: Thankful for People Who Inspire Us2022-10-20T18:51:06-05:00
  • in good relationships people listen to each other

178: Good Relationships in Action

There are so many thoughts about relationships running around in my head lately that I’ve wanted to share with you. They’ve been like little kids scrambling for the candy thrown from 4th of July floats parading down the street. I’ll tell you about a few of them in

178: Good Relationships in Action2022-10-20T18:47:35-05:00
  • We don't always have to be right

177: How to Relate With High-Maintenance People

I received a disturbing email from a missionary serving overseas the other day that mentioned a relationship challenge he and his wife were facing. It’s an issue most of us have had to handle at one time or another. Namely, how to relate with high-maintenance people. It’s the

177: How to Relate With High-Maintenance People2022-09-07T10:18:53-05:00
  • Stories from our past can grow us

175: Reflecting On Stories From Our Past Can Grow Us

Relationship stories from our past have a way of shaping us years after they occurred. I have two of them that happened decades ago during this month of September. It wasn’t until many years had passed that I understood the impact these two events had on my life.

175: Reflecting On Stories From Our Past Can Grow Us2022-08-24T18:39:06-05:00
  • relationship transitions

173: Celebrate National Relationship Transitions Day

As the summer winds down here on the last day of August, many of us are going through a relationship transition of one kind or another. Kids going off to school for the first time. Sons and daughters heading off to college. And those of us left behind

173: Celebrate National Relationship Transitions Day2022-08-24T18:37:20-05:00
  • You cannot talk butterfly language with caterpillar people

167: A Path to Meaningful Conversations

I have been thinking about what makes for meaningful conversations with people. This thought was prompted by a quote I saw in a desk calendar my daughter gave me for this year. It’s the quote for May 16th which reads: “You cannot talk butterfly language with caterpillar people.”

167: A Path to Meaningful Conversations2022-07-05T09:25:26-05:00
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