The Beauty of Other-Centeredness

God understands our human tendency of self-centeredness. He knows that the inclination of our heart is often to think of our self first and to take care of our self-first. That’s why He says to “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” He also says to “prefer one another” because He knows our sinful hearts tend to prefer our self. God also says that the second greatest commandment is to love our neighbor as ourselves – so how do we do that? … More The Beauty of Other-Centeredness

Defensiveness is a Destroyer of Marriage

Defensiveness can quickly damage a relationship and lead to disconnect, sabotaging True Intimacy that God has designed for marriage. Defensiveness can escalate conflicts, build walls, and separate hearts. Defensiveness is so damaging Dr. John Gottman has named it as one of the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” when it comes to predicting divorce. … More Defensiveness is a Destroyer of Marriage