On Relating and Relationship, Part 2

Why are most popular stories in books, movies, television and songs focused on relationships?  And why do these stories resonate so strongly with us that we spend millions-make that billions- of dollars on pursuing them?  Even in stories primarily about events we find ourselves drawn to the  interplay between characters small and large. The history …

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On Relating and Relationship, Part 1

The universality of the nature of relationships may in fact point to interpersonal relating as a design feature in all of us, and that we were designed to be relational beings. We are designed for relating and interdependence, and are thus equipped for a unique relationship with our God, a relationship that is at once consuming and consummate, and in which we can find our true identity and highest fulfillment.