Week 10 Seek to Understand

In marriage we often bump up against each other in ways that are either easy to understand and move through or with problems that are perpetual and without resolution. John Gottman, Ph.D., calls these perpetual problems, and teaches in the Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work that they will always be there. The key is … Continue reading Week 10 Seek to Understand


Week 09 Managing Conflict; Consecrating Ourselves

My kids like to watch a TV show called Oscar’s Oasis. It features Oscar, a little gecko, who is always fighting a trio of predators over the same object. The conflict comes because they want different things, e.g., the predator group wants an umbrella to serve as a satellite but Oscar is trying to use … Continue reading Week 09 Managing Conflict; Consecrating Ourselves