Category Archives: Holding Frame

Only God can grant a successful marriage

How do some people achieve a blessed marriage, while others do not?  Maybe God might have something to do with it. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Game Theory, Holding Frame, Introspection, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Perseverance, Relationships, Self-Concept, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

We Marry Our Own Cross

The frustration of marital incompatibility is intended to produce Christ in us. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Education, Enduring Suffering, Holding Frame, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, The Power of God | Tagged , | 7 Comments

How to countermand the intellectual dishonesty of a Karen

Develop your ability to deal with a formidable Karen. Continue reading

Posted in Conflict Management, Discerning Lies and Deception, Education, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Personal Presentation, Strategy | Tagged , | 15 Comments

What’s good for the goose is bad for the gander.

A discussion of the Faithlessness of Immaturity and the Hopelessness of Gender Inequality. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discipline, Disorders, Enduring Suffering, Game Theory, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, Stewardship, Strategy | Tagged , | 22 Comments

A Response to Jason’s Comments

Alpha, Beta, Bible talk… It’s all Greek to me! Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Communications, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Self-Concept | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

Confessions of Racist White Nationalists

When accusations of being “racist” abound, how can one deal with the risk of being a conservative white? Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Communications, Confidence, Culture Wars, Discipline, Evangelism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Glory, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Racial Relations, Relationships, Respect, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.

My thoughts on the role of secrecy in a relationship. Continue reading

Posted in Conserving Power, Discernment, Wisdom, Game Theory, Glory, Holding Frame, Influence, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Personal Presentation, Psychology, Relationships, Respect, Stewardship | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

She shall succumb to specious schemes of succulent suffusion

An account of how I convinced my wife to accept my wish to have plants in the house and to be happy about it. Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Conflict Management, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Models of Success, Perseverance, Persuasion, Relationships, Stewardship, Strategy | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

This means WAR!!!

Choose your battles wisely, and remain steadfast in the face of adversity. Continue reading

Posted in Conflict Management, Determination, Discipline, Game Theory, Holding Frame, Male Power, Models of Success, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Relationships | Tagged , | 27 Comments

Putting evil in perspective

What is evil?  Are governments evil?  Are Jews evil?  Is apathy evil? Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Authenticity, Conspiracy Theories, Cultural Differences, Culture Wars, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Holding Frame, Influence, Male Power, Politics, Racial Relations | Tagged , , | 6 Comments