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Personal Growth

Some talk is cheap

Most of us talk solely from our own experience, hurts, and interests. We ask questions not out of true interest in the other person, but because we want to talk about ourselves more. This type of talk is cheap and easy to come by,…

November 14, 2013
Personal Growth

How To Be A Listening Ninja

I have always thought of myself as a good listener. Imagine the day I realized I actually wasn’t. It was perhaps a year ago while reading a book on communication when I realized the truth. I was a horrible listener. No wonder I felt…

November 29, 2012
Personal Growth

Don’t Do It!

What would you think of if I told you NOT to think about green sunglasses? Don’t do it; don’t think of green sunglasses! Ok, so it doesn’t help I have a big picture of them glaring right into your eyes. Here is  another one…

October 26, 2012

Digital Relationships Verses Face to Face

Recently, I joined a local men’s accountability group. It has reminded me of the importance of connecting with others face to face, not just digitally. Don’t get me wrong, I love technology, social media, and blogs and have found meaningful relationships this way. However,…

September 28, 2012

How Are You Wired?

How are you wired? Why do you do what you do? Michael and I often say to one another that figuring this out and knowing how the other person is wired was the biggest change factor in our marriage. We heard of doing a…

March 7, 2012