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Handling Conflict (Part 2 – Co-regulation)

November 8, 2019


This is the script from the second of three College of Marriage session on Handling Conflict.  The videos of the lecture portion on still being edited.  I will post the links once they are available. Welcome to The College of Marriage, Session 5.  This is the second of three sessions on handling conflict.  Today we […]

Handling Conflict (Part 1 – Self Regulation)

October 23, 2019


If you were reading my posts from last summer, you may recall that I am facilitating classes for the College of Marriage at my church.  We are also making videos for the lecture portion of those sessions.  This is the video script for the first of three sessions on Handling Conflict.  When the videos are […]

Seven Last Words

September 7, 2019


There is a famous orchestral work from the 18th century by Joseph Haydn entitled The Seven Last Words of Christ.  It was written for a Good Friday service in 1787 and continues to be performed on Good Friday. The title has sometimes been appropriated to highlight resistance to change in the local congregation.  The “seven […]

Level Up

July 8, 2019


Let’s talk briefly about meta-communication and why it is useful.  Meta-communication is a term therapists use to describe what happens when we communicate about the way we communicate. I will give you just a moment for that last sentence to sink in. Meta-communication happens when we talk about how we communicate.  It is one of […]