Relationships

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2 moves towards building a better relationship with our workmates

2 Moves Towards Building a Better Relationship with Your Workmates

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When two sinful people work together, it’s inevitable that we’ll rub one another up the wrong way. That’s perhaps the starting point to building great working relationships with our colleagues—recognising that challenges and frustrations with colleagues will always be a feature of work this side of eternity.  But that doesn’t mean we should simply resign ourselves to this fact and just “suck it up”. The world will encourage us to respond by moving away, and that does make sense, but it’s not what God would want us to do. 

Start Celebrating These Body Flaws Today!

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The pressure to look good can have a negative impact on how we view ourselves. So, we try to fix every physical flaw to achieve body perfection. We watch our weight, fill our shelves with grooming products, and exercise religiously.

Myths on Relationships

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Deep down, we all want our relationships to be built on what is true and good. We want relationships to do what they’re meant to–fulfill our need to be complete and whole. Which means that we want God to be in our relationships, because only He, being absolutely complete in Himself, can offer the kind of wholeness we desire.
Watching the Olympics . . . and My Ex Getting Married

Watching the Olympics . . . and My Ex Getting Married

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There’s nothing like discovering your ex just got married (while you’re still single) to send you spiralling. I’d broken the relationship off nearly four years ago because I knew God couldn’t be at the centre of it. It was a step made in obedience and sheer trust that letting go of the person I’d loved most wasn’t going to leave me in pain forever.
Illustration of a cat walking on a shopping street

4 Better Questions to Ask When Making Decisions

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How do we navigate the mountain of decisions before us daily and not be paralysed into inaction? As believers, is there a better way to make decisions? What are the biggest considerations we need to be mindful of? Here are four useful questions we can ask ourselves through the decision-making process.

3 Unexpected Gifts of 2020

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A morning swim at the outdoor pools, with the glorious sun on my back. A coffee in a cafe, breathing in the scent of freshly grounded coffee beans. A haircut at the hairdresser’s, watching dead ends snipped away.  Just a few short months ago, the idea of being able to do any of the above seemed like an impossible reality. 

There's More to Celebrate than Marriage and Babies

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I see my phone light up with an incoming facetime call from one of my best friends. While we’re very close, we don’t usually facetime each other unannounced. I do the math.

Please Hurry Up and Interrupt Me

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My speed unintentionally suggests to those around me, “Let’s get this over with because I have things to do.” And I wish I could say that walking fast is the only way I’ve communicated to others that they are not as important as my schedule...

What Almost Ruined a Relationship before It Got Started

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With a passing glance, I thought he was a homeless man who had wandered into church. But then he started handing out weekly programs, and as people greeted him by name, I realized I was more of a stranger than he was.