Ann Landers once said, “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” This quotation means that friendship is can be good, and bad. Understanding one another through good, and bad, but allowing the other to get hurt causes greater problems.
Negative thoughts will make an individual more inclined to avoid others. In a study about the effects of positive thinking, the article reads, “When you practice positive thinking, a connection with other people happens more easily, as you are open to them, and not so concerned with your own stuff” (Diaz). In the excerpt of “Dear Miss Breed”, Louise Ogawa is able to gain confidence and stay motivated because of others positivity. The passage states, “If American soldiers can endure hardships so can we!" (Oppenheim).
Truly, Shaunti tries to offer readers a clear picture of the power of prayer. This story makes readers realize that prayer allows heavenly angels and the Holy Spirit to hover over places of meeting. It also helps readers recognize that prayer can direct and guide people, and if they choose to listen to that guidance, God will prove Himself faithful. Lastly, it shows how prayer can help believers solve and face problems. This novel suggest that believers should be rooted and grounded in prayer so he can obey the Lord and fulfill the purpose God has placed over their
How do examples of power, trust, and difference affect communication? What examples illustrate your point? *An example of power that affects communication is the ability to influence people. Speaking with honesty gives people acknowledgement of the differences between the actions and their own interpretations of life. Having power can be great because people feel the power and take on new challenges to better their lives, life without a risk will not get you very far.
Religion, many a time, can lend a sense of meaning to life through its core values and teachings and thus contribute to resilience. Sure enough, the positive changes resulting from trauma, as reported in the PTG literature, include ‘a deeper and often spiritual sense of meaning in life,’ empathy and closeness to others and acknowledgement of the ‘fragility of life.’ (Baumgardner & Crothers, 2009) All of these factors exist in the common teachings and philosophical discussions of religions. When people suffer from trauma, they grow and find meaning through the process of Meaning-making, described as “reappraisal and revision of the interpretation and significance of an event.” (Baumeister & Vohs, 2002) The two ways of meaning-making are (Nolen-Hoeksema & Davis, 2002): one, sense-making, which refers to comprehending the event in terms
If I had to choose one that has the most influence over me, it would be the Incarnational Tradition. This faith tradition stands out to me due to the relationship to the sacraments. The next topic answered the question of, “How does faith develop?”. The answer to this question comes through the idea that each person is develops their faith in similar stages. After this section, I really do believe that each person is at a
We tend to do this because it causes less stress and makes us feel more comfortable with the unknown. "Thus, there is sought not only some kind of explanation as cause, but a selected and preferred kind of explanation, the kind by means of which the feeling of the strange, new, unexperienced is most speedily and most frequently abolished." (Nietzsche, 228). People use psychological explanation as part of their imaginary cause for the reason that something occurred. When something happened to someone that is unfamiliar to them they tend to pull something from their memory as a cause to why this event happened.
Blocking the message is accomplished by condescending the message, questioning the source or even the messenger. The solutions to the issue of message blocking are: to identify the perfect moderate amount of fear to use, to use images instead of just texts since visual imagery is more difficult to block than text alone, and to provide self affirmation or encourage gratitude to the person before providing the negative message. Self-affirmation is a process by which people are asked to reflect good things about themselves. Gratitude interventions persuade people to focus on the good areas in their life that they can feel grateful for. People feel better once they are feeling more grateful or self-affirmed and therefore, they feel less threatened by messages that tell them to change their
It represents the spiritual aspect of one’s life. As an individual of the Christian faith, spirituality is at the center of my life. Spirituality revolves around one’s deeper thoughts and beliefs. These beliefs have aided me in developing better relationships with others which are rooted in our spirituality. Likewise, the cross also represents my spirituality and faith.
I have been changed in Christ’s love through that time of help and pruning. Every part of me remembers, in thanks, each time someone comes to me for a little help. Each time I am able to counsel another I realize that it is a chance to help make a disciple As I reflect, three things are uppermost on my mind. I counsel people as a response to my call. I use the best quality methods I can.
Love, Leadership and Legacy was written to inspire, encourage and motivate people to embrace godly leadership. Thoughtful examination of scripture shows that God has a plan for each of us and He desires for us to live and lead for His glory. The author’s hope is that this devotional will draw you into a deeper relationship with God and provide you the encouragement and wisdom needed to lead in today’s world. "I think everyone who reads Anthony 's book will enjoy and appreciate his willingness to share some of the most personal moments in his life, including both success and pain, ranging from championships in sports to embarrassment and suffering in life. It will be obvious to the reader why he 's so willing to share his life in this way--it 's because he desires to see people let God help them win at this game called LIFE."