Disagreements and variations in opinion typically lead to rigidity and division in relationships. However does it need to be this manner?
On this week’s episode of The Crystal Paine Present, I sit down with Michele Cushatt, one of many authors of the brand-new and much-needed e book Come Sit with Me, a e book all about tips on how to love nicely, despite variations and/or disagreements.
We recorded this episode the week of the midterm elections and I felt it couldn’t be extra applicable. Michele talks about tips on how to go about seeing variations as means for curiosity somewhat than concern. She shares the way it’s really easy to really feel threatened by variations after which let that trigger us to place our guard up as a substitute of to lean in and pay attention and study out of a spot of affection.
On this episode, she shares 4 keys for having conversations once we disagree with somebody — and so they may shock you! I particularly liked how she dug into the significance of realizing the place our id is and the way that’s foundational for not being annoyed, offended, or damage when somebody disagrees with us.
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In This Episode
[01:08] – Delighting in our variations… what does that imply? Let’s speak about it!
[03:26] – However first, I’ve Michele introduce herself.
[09:10] – Feeling curious vs. feeling threatened.
[10:55] – What impressed Michele’s chapter within the e book.
[15:25] – Why are youngsters curious? Why do we frequently lose this curiosity as we get older?
[16:54] – The position id performs in our dialogue about variations.
[18:35] – What does it appear to be to place our id in Jesus?
[20:01] – We’d like greater than present occasions to place our hopes on.
[22:28] – Listening is a misplaced artwork that we have to discover once more.
[25:13] – The place does the must be proper come from?
[25:55] – Michele discusses the significance of empathy.
[27:37] – We are able to’t let our positions change into extra vital than folks.
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