Ministering to Women columns from Mosaic newsletters—a resource of "clipped articles"
Ministering to Women
Quick Tips for Ministering to Women
We humans do not like change, so even when we are filled with shame and blame, denial, and the grudge story, our natural reaction is to be CONSERVATIONAL by hanging on to the hurt and fear, preserving anger and resentment. If we are to break out of this vicious cycle, we must choose to be TRANSFORMATIONAL agents by responding to an offense with forgiveness, which motivates us to pursue peace.
What kinds of blessings do people miss because they don't have close friends? What blessings come to us when you and I do have close friends? "Life is to be fortified by many friendships: to love and to be loved, is the greatest happiness of existence." -- Sydney Smith.
The Best You Can Be, 12 lessons in a biblical personal growth study Beautiful, single handouts for twelve lessons are perfect for small group study. Each lesson contains a quick assessment of the characteristic in your life, personal growth exercise, and a success principle.