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The Courage to Pursue Relational Healing – Ep. 56

June 01, 2021
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Some of us are working through broken relationships, praying for restoration. Others of us sense underlying tension, desire increased peace and deeper emotional intimacy with a particular loved one but don’t quite know how to proceed. And still others of us simply want to grow and bring increased health into our most precious interactions. Regardless of where you are on that spectrum, we’re certain you’ll learn tools to live and love with intention and grace.

For more on this topic, check out Episode 32: The Courage to Reconcile

Blythe Daniel is a literary agent and marketer with more than 20 years of experience in publishing. She has written for Proverbs 31 Ministries, Focus on the Family, Ann Voskamp, Christian Retailing, and she links bloggers with readers through the agency’s blog network. The daughter of Dr. Helen McIntosh, she lives in Colorado with her husband and three children.

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Group Discussion Questions:

1. Do you have a particular relationship that feels unhealthy, and if so, in what way?
2. How alert are you to underlying tension in your relationships?
3. How do you typically respond when you sense tension?
4. What are some benefits to asking our loved ones how we have hurt them or contributed to relational tension?
5. Consider the relationships modeled to you growing up. How have those relationships negatively impacted you and your behaviors today?
6. How have some of your past relationships impacted you for the better?
7. How often do you pause to honestly evaluate your behavior?
8. How often do you pause to prayerfully evaluate the health of your relationships?
9. What do you find most challenging when it comes to seeking increased relational health?

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