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The Ravines February 2019
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“Afraid to go home!”

A couple who recently came to The Ravines expressed, “We’re afraid to go home!”

We get that! The Ravines intentionally provides time away from the day-to-day stressors. No kids, work and minimal electronics. In addition to proven Christian counseling, we provide space for couples to reconnect.
Many of us went to church camp as kids. . .
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Marriage Minute: Managing Conflict
From The Gottman Institute

Generally, people think the goal of conflict is winning. If you’re winning, your partner is losing. And if your partner is losing, the relationship is losing. The goal of conflict is understanding. Understanding doesn’t mean you agree, which is okay because you don’t need to resolve your conflicts. You just need to manage them.

So the next time you feel yourself getting frustrated, instead of digging in and defending your position, stop and say, “Help me understand.” This turns conflict into connection. 

 
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Marriage Event

Are finances ever an "issue" at your house? We all struggle in this area at some point.

If you are local (NW Indiana or South Chicago suburbs), you are invited to
"Your Money, Your Marriage" on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The featured speakers are Brian and Cherie Lowe. Their unique perspective on finances and intimacy will give you new tools to strengthen your marriage. The cost is $30 per couple, which includes brunch and beverages. Registration information is available at
WeAreFaith.org/YM.

Questions about joining the Team?

We continue to need host couples, airport drivers, grocery shoppers and people who want to help keep our grounds beautiful. 

For more information, email Gary Meyer 
at gmeyer@wearefaith.org
or call him at 219.864.0300, ext. 195.

 
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