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Not one single marriage in the history of marriages has run perfectly all the time. Everybody fights. Why not get better at it?

Fight: You Don’t Take Me Seriously

Fight: You Don’t Take Me Seriously

  Note: Not one single marriage in the history of marriages has run perfectly all the time.  At our worst, when our fights reached critical mass, we were miserable. We knew there had to be a better way to keep our marriage running smoothly, so we found ourselves an honest mechanic — our lifelong friend

With the Holy Spirit within us, we are empowered to control how we respond in conflict. If we want to be heard, we need to listen and speak with calmness. How have you seen interacting with strong calmness work in your own life?

Calm and Powerful

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. — Proverbs 15:1 Often I can remember the turning point of a conversation when it went from good to bad or from bad to good. At times, I could hear the Holy Spirit warn me: “Stay calm, lower your voice, answer gently.

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