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Family patterns from the past are played out in our present relationships without us necessarily being aware of it. Track your family patterns with the Genogram to discover the family history that lives inside all of us and is affecting us today. The great news of Christianity is that your family of origin does not determine your future. God does!
Humans are like icebergs: 10 percent is above the surface and visible; 90 percent is below the surface and invisible. When we Explore the Iceberg, we learn 1) unprocessed emotions don't die 2) healthy community requires that people know themselves and 3) feelings help us discern God's voice.
To Listen Incarnationally is to listen at a heart level, with empathy attuned to the nonverbal communication of another person, so that person feels felt by you. In healthy togetherness, we respect each other's separateness, allowing the other to have their own thoughts, feelings, fears and values.
The pressure on us to live a life that is not our own is great. Powerful generational forces and spiritual warfare work against us. By Climbing the Ladder of Integrity, we clarify our values by processing our thoughts and feelings, and, if appropriate, asserting ourselves respectfully.