J: L., Would You agree that All families big and small have their own set of unique challenges??
L: Absolutely. We are all coping with one challenge or another.
J: Yes, and chronic challenges threaten the peace and unity of families! Do You know where and how to find the best solutions to problems Your family may be facing?
L: As an avid reader, I probably should spend more time on research into evidence-based solutions to common struggles.
J: I Love to read too and do research. Did You know? Millions of families have experienced immeasurable, positive-results, and multi-faceted-benefits from applying practical advice and wisdom found in God’s Word, the Bible. Personally speaking–the Bible has helped my family alot! Also, the Bible-based website: JW.ORG covers complex topics such as: when a friendship gets too close or when a spouse has special needs or how to educate children or talk to teenagers.
L: Effective communication can help us solve problems. It’s not always easy talking to teens.
J: Definitely, effective and compassionate communication is crucial for family happiness and success! This brochure, “Your Family Can Be Happy” section 3 “How to Solve Problems”…You’ll love reading this!!…No.1. Discuss the Problem. 2. Listen and Understand 3. Follow Through. Next time I come back, we can discuss the various points and scriptures under heading 1.
J: Let’s read together “now” Matthew 5:23, 24.
L: Read Matthew 5:23, 24- “If, then, you are bringing your gift to the altar and there you remember that your brother has something against you, 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar, and go away. First make your peace with your brother, and then come back and offer your gift.”
J: This scripture teaches us not to avoid reality, but to face any problem. Go to the person, the family member and seek peace and resolution.
Also, 1 Peter 4:8 is a beautiful scripture. Would You please read that.
L: Reads 1 Peter 4:8…”Above all things, have intense love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.”
J: Thank You for reading these relevant verses. Intense Love is the super bonding agent keeping families working together despite any challenges and it helps them practice forgiveness!
Here’s a dumb question for Ya: Does Your family like having Fun??
L: Of Course.
J: I invite You to try a social experiment in Your family (for fun)…You can pick a Bible principle to apply for a week…say for example, Romans 12:10…”In showing honor to one another take the lead.” and see and test what happens! You will gather Your own evidence and You will find the best solutions to any problem by applying Bible principles in Your personal and family life.
L: I am going to try that. See You next time.