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Giving Up Our Position

  • 2013 8 Jul
Giving Up Our Position

No, I’m not talking about a position at our workplace or church. I’m talking about a point of view that sets us against others. When we take a position, grab hold of a point of view and let it become rigid, we take on an adversarial relationship with others. This is a lonely place to be. Scripture tells us, “Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position” (James 1: 9). Our position needs to be one of humility. 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed!