Love Tanks and Real Needs

When Mimi and I were going through pre-marital counseling years ago, I was exposed to the concept of “love tanks” for the first time.  That is, all people need to be loved, and the more “full” we are of love the more satisfied we are in our relationships.  The less “full” our tanks are, the …

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Owner or Ambassador?

In his book Parenting, Paul David Tripp writes about the difference between ownership parenting and ambassadorial parenting.  Owner parents think their children are their own, and they are responsible for how their children turn out.  Ambassador parents realize that their children belong to God, that he is responsible for how they turn out, and their …

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