This was a great read that I wish I read a year ago. Lysa Terkeurst talks about what pretty much sums me up in two words: emotional reactions.
4 types of “unglued” women: Exploders who shame, Exploders who blame, Stuffers who build barriers, and Stuffers who collect rocks. (I am all four.)
Exploders who shame – how to confront: 1) Begin by honoring the one offended. 2) Keep your response short and full of grace. 3) End by extending compassion.
In the quiet: 1) We feel safe enough to humble ourselves. 2) God lifts us up to a more rational place. 3) Anxiety gives way to progress. 4) We acknowledge that the real enemy isn’t the other person. 5) I can rest assured that God will use this conflict for good – no matter how it turns out.
“Am I trying to prove or improve?”
Stay calm: 1) Remember…
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