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Audio | Marriage >
Overcoming Selfishness in Marriage (pt 2)
Focus on the Families marriage-building series talks about conquering selfishness
Audio | Marriage >
Overcoming Selfishness in Marriage (pt 1)
Focus on the Family's series on strengthening marriages
Blog Entry | Devotionals >
You and I suffer from a malady common to every humanoid on the planet. It’s the number one reason we hurt each another. It’s why children scream most of the time. And, ironically, it’s the prime reason we hurt ourselves. Selfishness. (Painting: “Jesus Washing Peter’s Feet,” by Ford Madox Brown, 1852-6. Public domain) In Jesus’ day, people wore sandals, and the dusty roads produced dirty feet. When they entered a house, a servant cus»
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You and I suffer from a malady common to every humanoid on the planet. It’s the number one reason we hurt each another. It’s why children scream most of the time. And, ironically, it’s the prime reason we hurt ourselves. Selfishness. (Painting: “Jesus Washing Peter’s Feet,” by Ford Madox Brown, 1852-6. Public domain) In Jesus’ day, people wore sandals, and the dusty roads produced dirty feet. When they entered a house, a servant cus»
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The irony, of course, is that selflessness (not selfishness, its opposite) is precisely the posture that leads to more success. The person with the confidence to support others and to share is repaid by getting more in return than his selfish counterpart. The Sad Irony of Selfishness by Seth Godin
Blog Entry | Men >
Early in my marriage I was extremely selfish. My focus was only about me, sex and what my wife can do for me. That attitude almost wrecked me and my marriage. I would say and think things like, “my wife does not do this enough or that enough” or “my wife refuses to fulfill me []
Article | Youth Leaders >
 
Thankfulness might just be the cure for bitterness for Christian youth ministers.
Blog Entry | Marriage >
The Bible’s depiction of true love is so astonishingly unselfish, we may not even realize how much selfishness we take for granted and are blinded two. Two men—Charles Finney and John Gossip—had a wake-up call when their wives died and they realized the true root of biblical love. The lesson God taught Charles Finney The great 19th century evangelist Charles Finney mourned long and hard when his wife died.  She had been weak and ill for so»
Blog Entry | Spiritual Growth >
Over the years I have discovered a thing or two about what loving is in a relational way and how my selfishness and insecurities have kept me from doing that. I can be quite the introvert and I just get a bit overwhelmed and exhausted by small talk and large groups. It is easy for me to accept that that’s who I am and not try. I’ll give myself a break for being an introvert but what I have come to find is that just because I might be tired or»
Blog Entry | Christian Living >
It may sound counter-intuitive. You’ve heard me write about how important it is to seek self-care (like what the flight attendants say, “put on your mask first before assisting others.”) But there comes a time when too much self-care becomes an obsession – a form of selfishness. If all you think about it you, maybe […]