Building Relational Wealth One Conversation At A Time

Couples

We Do What We Do

We all have reoccurring patterns in our lives that we wish we could stop. Getting angry and using harsh language at someone’s mistake, using our hands to punish someone for a minor offense, alcoholism, porn addiction, murder, stealing, lying, cheating are just a few examples. We try everything to stop what we do. We put…

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Science confirms what Genesis told us about nature

I get an immense sense of peace when I’m in nature, preferably in the mountains amidst a grove of trees. I love the towering heights of the redwoods as they sway and creak in the breeze, the sounds of birds warbling and insects buzzing nearby. It fills my soul with a deeper sense of God’s nearness.…

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Christmas Relationships

Thoughts from Craig Hultgren, President of Relate 20/20, on relationships in a Christmas context. This year I’m meditating on the relationship between Joseph and Mary in the original Christmas story. In Matthew 1 Joseph is introduced as a righteous man. His identity is found in moral and righteous principles. This more than anything is what…

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From the you already knew that department…

This 75 year study by Harvard Univ, presented by Robert Waldinger concluded that the single most important factor determining a person’s happiness is the quality of his/her relationships. But then if you are a Relate 20/20 fan you already knew that. Check out the TED talk video!  

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Back By Popular Demand — Real8ability Workshop 12/5/2016

Rebuild Your Relational Wealth This is our foundation course on the 8 factors of relationships. Do you want to be able to be seen, heard, understood, cared for, and appreciated? Are you willing to be challenged, supported, and encouraged? See how best to approach all conversations with these factors in mind, recover from combustible conversations…

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Real8ability Workshop on 11/17/2106 — Open For Registration

Rebuild Your Relational Wealth This is our foundation course on the 8 factors of relationships. Do you want to be able to be seen, heard, understood, cared for, and appreciated? Are you willing to be challenged, supported, and encouraged? See how best to approach all conversations with these factors in mind, recover from combustible conversations…

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Various Razors

Occam’s razor (also written as Ockham’s razor, and lex parsimoniae in Latin, which means law of parsimony) is a problem-solving principle attributed to William of Ockham (c. 1287–1347), who was an English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher and theologian. The principle can be interpreted as stating “Among competing hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should…

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Restore

Is my primary motive for a Courageous Conversation with my spouse to get him to listen to my feelings? If I know I’ve got his sustained attention and he’s agreed to the “listening” rules,  is my objective to fire away? Hey, I got the floor now. I’ve been pondering this because when I’m caught in…

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Real8ability Workshop June 25th 6:30 – 9:30pm

Do you want more intimacy in your marriage? In any relationship? Want to feel seen, heard, understood, cared for and appreciated? How about challenged, supported, and encouraged? Do you want to do the same for those you care about? Want hands-on training with simple, practical and reliable methods that can guide a conversation back on track…

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