Focus on Fixing the Problem, Not Attacking People

Fisher, Ury, and Patton point out that conflicts are usually made up of two kinds of problems: substantive problems and "people problems."  Both need to be addressed, but they need to be kept separate.  People problems, they say, are of three kinds--and all three tend to result in attacks on people instead of the problem. …

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SOME FACT ABOUT THE OGONI PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

The Ogoni are a distinct people who have lived in the Niger Delta for more than 500 years. They are an agricultural and fishing society, living in close-knit rural communities in one of the most densely populated areas of Africa. Ogoniland is situated in an area east of Port Harcourt in Rivers State. Because of …

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STAGES OF Marriages in Ikwerre land RIVERS STATE (AKA PORT HARCOURT) NIGERIA

Marriage rites are not negotiated on sacred days such as riagbo or ekeh, depending on the communities. Marriage is also conducted in evenings hours of the day . Marriage negotiations are not concluded in a day. It could last even one year depending on different factors. Several journeys are often made to the bride's parents …

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FREEDOM FROM THE PERFORMANCE-BASED CHRISTIANITY

Performance-based Christians feel they have to earn the love and acceptance of others.Base how they feel about themselves on how well they perform their daily duties. “If I don’t do well, I will not be loved.”Spend a lot of time mulling over the worries or pressures of tomorrow and fear not doing well in whatever …

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BE CONFIDENT IN WHAT YOU BELIEVE

Okay, let's be realistic here — if other ladies would prefer to go on short and skimpy wears whereas exposing their private bodies without feeling ashamed or inferior — Well... Why on earth do we Christians have to be so ashamed of dressing up properly well. What on earth is wrong with us? I see …

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Men don’t mature until age 43: 10 types of emotionally stunted men to avoid

1. The Addict:  Here's the important thing to remember: The Addict will ALWAYS be looking for a high. ALWAYS. He may get hooked on you. So he want a woman gets him high. He's looking for a feeling. Maybe it's his crush from high school he never thought he would get, or the ex he dumped …

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TYPES OF RETREAT PARTICIPANTS

_And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in Shiloh. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, were there. 1 Sam. 1:3_ Elkanah and his family were regular participants at annual Shiloh event , it was …

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