The Life-giving Possibilities Hidden in a Minute

Today we launched the first in a series of YouTube video about harnessing the power of a minute to make a big difference in the world around us.

Have you ever had the thought, “I’m just not a ‘relationship person’?” We are here to remind you that it simply isn’t true. Because you’re human. And humans have the need for connection wired into our brains.

You have inside you everything it takes to live in deep, satisfying relationships. And it happens one minute at a time!

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What Are We Fighting For? Part 12: Love Does Not Equal “Being Nice”

We talk a lot about kindness here. And how we treat one another is a big deal - in our families, at work, in our communities, cross-culturally and cross-generationally. But what we are NOT talking about is simply being '“nice.”

One of the great disappointments of my life was the realization that all my years of trying to be nice in no way meant that I knew how to love well.

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What Are We Fighting For? Part 8: Trauma Changes Everything

Trauma has shaken the very foundations of individuals, communities and entire people groups in profound ways. We can’t ignore the effects of trauma when we are looking for solutions to all that is broken in the world…. Unlike a bruise that heals on its own if you leave it alone, trauma is like a staph infection that spreads farther and grows more painful the longer it is ignored.

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The Best Gifts You’ll Never Buy

Gift-giving is a great way to express your love to the important people in your life! If you’re having trouble finding a gift that says what you really want to communicate, don’t worry about a thing. We’ve got you covered. Read on for 7 kinds of gifts that cost zero dollars but could be the best thing you’ve ever given away! Plus we’ve created a free printable for you to use to present gifts that are otherwise intangible.

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What Are We Fighting For? Part 6: There Is No Shortcut

If we really want a kinder world, we can’t be the crazy-eyed boyfriend throwing crap out on the lawn and setting it on fire. (Literally or figuratively.) That’s kind of how Facebook has felt at moments – everyone’s laundry out on the lawn, lots of insults and screaming, but no one feeling heard or understood. There’s a better way! Let’s not settle for shortcuts!

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