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God's Man | Build Bridges in Marriage...

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I am in the process of conducting pre-marital counseling with a great couple at our church.  There wedding is rapidly approaching and I am excited for what God is doing in their lives.  When we discussed conflict we talked about building bridges instead of walls in their marriage.  Here are three of the tips that we discussed.

Lower Your Voice and Speak SlowlyTypically, the raised voice and rapid speech are telltale signs that we are out of control — that super-heated emotion is taking over. In those frames of mind, we usually come across as angry, hostile, controlling, but not in charge even of ourselves and our own emotions. A cool, calm low voice sends the message that we are not only in control, but that we have something of significance to offer the stressful situation.Say You CareConflict arises when needs are not being met or when wants and desires are at cross-purposes. The underlying message is that the offending party “really doesn’t care.”  One is not concerned about how t…

God's Man | Mister Rogers Remixed (B-Side) | Sing Together | PBS Digital Studios by pbsdigitalstudios

Remixed by Symphony of Science's John D. Boswell for PBS DS. REMIX YOUR OWN VERSION! Details below. Support your local PBS station: http://to.pbs.org/WvBbqZ HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN REMIX: 1. Get the sounds on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/pbsds/sets/mister-rogers-remix-challenge 2. Upload your track to Soundcloud and add it to the Mister Rogers Remix Group: https://soundcloud.com/groups/mister-rogers-remix 3. Share your track on twitter. Use the hashtag #singtogether and tell us using @PBSDS. Many thanks to the folks at the Fred Rogers Company for their support. More from John D. Boswell (melodysheep): http://www.youtube.com/melodysheep Subscribe to PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios On Twitter: @pbsds

God's Man | Reading Rainbow Remixed | In Your Imagination | PBS Digital Studios by pbsdigitalstudios

Reading Rainbow Remixed, by John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep, for PBS Digital Studios. If you like this video, please support your local PBS station: http://to.pbs.org/WvBbqZ For years, LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow have taught kids everywhere about the power of books and imagination. To this day, the show continues to encourage a love of reading and connect children to the world they live in through quality literature -- so they can "go anywhere, be anything." With this remix, John Boswell has captured those enduring lessons in song -- a fitting tribute to an important part of PBS history. Try the all new FREE Reading Rainbow iPad App, download the classic episodes on iTunes or learn more about Reading Rainbow and all its digital products at http://www.rrkidz.com/giftguide. For more, follow Reading Rainbow on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readingrainbow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/readingrainbow Special thanks to PBS station WNED in Buffalo, NY, the original hos…