Monthly Archives: May 2015

Let’s Get Started

Dr. Chapman is wanting us to change. He wants us to learn our own love language preferences. One more time: find out your love language at  http://www.5lovelanguages.com/profile/. He wants us to learn to speak the love language of others, people … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonder…

Bypassing: according to Dr. Joseph DeVito, bypassing is a pattern of miscommunication that occurs when the speaker and listener miss each other with their meanings. Bypassing is caused by many things. Causes can be physical noise in the environment, the … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Different

Well maybe that is an overstatement but it is hard to find two people who are exactly alike. Yesterday I posted a quiz that dealt with male and female differences.  I promised I would give you a little interpretation of … Continue reading

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Touch: One Element of Gender Misunderstanding

The Misunderstood Male [from the Wise County Christian Counseling Website] Take this simple true or false quiz to see how savvy you are about men.  Questions and answers are based upon gender research and developmental studies.  Answer true or false. … Continue reading

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The Power of a Little Touch

In Luke 8: 43-44  we encounter a story of an unnamed woman who finds a way to touch the hem of Jesus’ garment as He was walking through the crowd. This woman had been bleeding for twelve years and no … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Humble Physical Touch: An Inspiration for All of Us

A special touch in the Word of God is Jesus washing the feet of the Disciples. We have trouble relating to this story [John 13] because we live in a different time and in a different context than the days … Continue reading

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Physical Touch: A Channel of God’s Love

Let’s say you have opportunities to make physical contact with others in your life. You understand the boundaries of physical touch.  Here they are: 1.You know some people don’t want to be touched.  They shy away from tactile contact with … Continue reading

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Into the Uncomfortable Zone

Several times on this blog we have discussed uncomfortable subjects. Our first study by Pastor Kyle Idleman forced a lot of confrontation on us as he held a mirror up to us and asked why don’t you wake up, be … Continue reading

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A Father’s Touch

My dad was a very good man. He passed away on Sept 7, 2011. Dad was ninety-one years old. Dad was not a “toucher”. You see my Dad was a farmer at heart.  He wanted to grow crops and raise … Continue reading

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