Posts Categorized: Relationships

Why We’re Relationally Dumb

Part 3 – Types of Relationships Dallas Willard, describing the state of our modern relationships, says, “[our] most intimate relations are tangles of reciprocal harm, coldness, and resentment.” It’s hard to disagree with Willard when one looks at the society around us. And though there are many healthy relationships we can point to, if we… Read more »

Why We’re Relationally Dumb

Part 2 – Respect, Trust and Loyalty Tangles of Reciprocal Harm In my previous post I suggested that even though we have advanced technologically we are going backwards when it comes to managing our relationships. As Dallas Willard says, our “most intimate relations are tangles of reciprocal harm, coldness, and resentment.” In a number of… Read more »

Why We’re Relationally Dumb

Part 1 – Driving with a blindfold Progress In many ways the modern world seems to have advanced in just about every way conceivable. Few die of dysentery (at least in the developed world), we carry enormous multi-media libraries in our pockets, and travelling across the globe is easy and affordable. Yet, one only has to… Read more »