this caught my interest this morning


imgresThe Power of the Other: The startling effect other people have on you, from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond-and what to do about it by Dr Henry Cloud

I recently finished reading Dr Henry Cloud’s latest book “The Power of The Other”. This book was an excellent read. As a pastor who works with small groups and helping people connect in relationships this book is especially helpful in understanding the “psychology” behind relational connection. This book does well to build upon learnings and understandings from The Relational Soul: Moving from False Self to Deep Connection. (see my review of “The Relational Soul” here)

Often in our lives we unintentionally repeat patterns of relating to others around us based upon patterns of connection that we have  learned often on a subconscious level. Likewise the right relationships in our lives has the power to impact us greatly both…

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