Can We Talk?

The Romantic Vineyard


Last night at our small group meeting a couple shared something they had recently gone through that they thought would be helpful to the rest of us. It was. It provided a spring board for an entire evening of dialogue. I won’t go into the details, but the main part of the story was how this couple was having a great night out together. The conversation had been good, and they both enjoyed themselves very much.

But then the test came.

A heated incident occurred which sent them both reeling down a familiar path including outbursts of anger and lack of self-control. They went from “we’re doing great,” to “have we not changed at all?!” in less than 60 seconds. Their immediate impulse was to succumb to the discouragement and sulk in their defeat.

But then grace came.

It came rushing in like a flood and within minutes they remembered…

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