Monthly Archives: December 2015

17. Giver Prayer: Cleansing the Heart

The heart of the Giver is an interesting piece of work. One of the things that has amazed me over the years is the Giver’s seeming lack of capacity for bitterness.  A typical counseling conversation will start with a generic … Continue reading

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16. Giver Prayer: Flow in Community

On the fifth day of creation, God added fish and birds to the emerging ecosystem. The role of each in community runs the gamut.  On the one hand, there are both birds and fish that are predatory, devouring other living … Continue reading

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15. Giver Prayer: Receiving Flow

Receiving is colored by whether the giver or the recipient is a slave or a son. Slaves prefer to receive finished products or liquid assets.  Sons receive raw materials so they can build. Slaves, who give, usually give unwisely, offering finished products … Continue reading

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