Tag Archives: unity

The Value of Relationships…

I wish I had a dollar for every time a pastor or church leader has commented to me, “I’m all for unity, but at what cost?” It always makes me smile. I know what he or she means—that agreement with each other is a good thing, but not the most important thing. I choose not […]

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LEARNING HOW TO GET ALONG…Part 4

The Magnetic Optimist Have you ever noticed that you tend to move toward people who are cheerful? There’s something about a joyous person that draws people to him, much like metal to a magnet. Life is not happy for everyone. In fact, many people are discouraged most of the time. It isn’t that they want […]

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LEARNING HOW TO GET ALONG…Part 3

Here are some techniques and basic approaches that will pre-dispose people to respond favorably to you. The Plus of Appreciation Every person likes to be appreciated. People just appreciate being appreciated! We respond positively to those who encourage and compliment us. Perhaps you’re not getting along with others because you are usually concentrating on yourself […]

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LEARNING HOW TO GET ALONG…Part 2

If your answer to several of last weeks questions were negative there are steps you can take to improve.  You can take these needs to the Lord each day in prayer with an openness to grow and it will bring about terrific changes. We do have a tremendous resource in Christ as believers. The Bible […]

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LEARNING HOW TO GET ALONG…

“You can learn to get along with almost anyone,” said the speaker with a burst of enthusiasm. At that moment Mrs. Jones turned to her husband and whispered, “He doesn’t know some of the people we do, does he?” Perhaps it was the overly positive attitude of the speaker or the fact that the Jones’ […]

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