Daily Hope Devotionals - Conflict

Do You Show Empathy?

There are many ways to earn the respect of others during times of conflict. Yesterday we looked at three of those ways: Pause before you speak, resolve conflict privately, and appeal to the best in … Continue reading Do You Show Empathy?

How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

One of the deepest needs in life is the need to feel respected by others. In fact, Proverbs 22:1 says, “A good reputation and respect are worth much more than silver and gold” (CEV). But … Continue reading How to Earn Respect in Times of Conflict

What Causes Conflict?

You probably don’t like conflict. Most people try to avoid it as much as possible! But conflict is inevitable in life—because no one is perfect. But if you want to build a better future and … Continue reading What Causes Conflict?

How to Handle Your Mixed Emotions

The truth is, life rarely goes back to “normal” after a difficult season. Hard times change people—and not just people but also the world around you. To resume life successfully after a difficult time, you’ll … Continue reading How to Handle Your Mixed Emotions

Healthy Relationships Depend on Selflessness

Selfishness destroys relationships. It is the number one cause of conflict, arguments, divorce, and even war. James 4:1 says, “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within … Continue reading Healthy Relationships Depend on Selflessness

Five Things You Must Learn in Your Family

Awesome families encourage growth. How? They create an atmosphere of lifelong learning. They help each other develop. They encourage the discovery of each person’s spiritual gifts and abilities. They allow people to learn new things … Continue reading Five Things You Must Learn in Your Family

Don’t Let Pride Be Your Guide

Every conflict that you go through in a relationship has an element of pride mixed into it. What is the middle letter of the word “pride”? I. What’s the middle letter of the word “crime”? … Continue reading Don’t Let Pride Be Your Guide

Positive Prayer Produces Strong Relationships

Paul didn’t just pray for people in his life. He prayed for them with joy!  There are probably things in other people’s lives that you’d like to change. You don’t want to change yourself; you … Continue reading Positive Prayer Produces Strong Relationships

Are You Ready to Return?

Over the last couple days, we’ve been looking at what people actually lose when they are spiritually lost. Not only do they lose their direction, protection, and potential, but they also lose their happiness. When … Continue reading Are You Ready to Return?

When Your Heart Changes, Your Talk Changes

As God transforms your heart, the way you talk to others will begin to change. And that will bring more harmony to your relationships. Why? Because, in any relationship, most conflict is caused by the … Continue reading When Your Heart Changes, Your Talk Changes