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10 Tips To Avoid Arguments Over The Holidays

The holidays have a way of bringing out what’s really in our hearts.
10 Tips To Avoid Arguments Over Thanksgiving

“No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. [44] Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thornbushes, or grapes from briers. [45] A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

Luke 6:43-45 NIV

Though the holidays can be a stressful time, they often bring out of us what was already in our hearts.

When we work to understand and deal with our hearts as the above scripture mentions, we can be aware of our heart condition going into the holidays, which can help us enjoy them and give to our family and friends.

Join Russ and friends as they discuss more about how to handle Thanksgiving spiritually, along with movie and food suggestions to start your holidays off right.

If you’d like to email the show, send us a message at podcast@deepspirituality.com

References

10 Tips To Avoid Arguments Over Thanksgiving
  1. Politics
  2. Religion
  3. Criticism
  4. Envy/Competition
  5. Bitterness
  6. Be Secure
  7. Be Loving
  8. Forget Quick
  9. Sleep
  10. Slow Down
Steps to Becoming Bitter
  1. Hurt
  2. Resentment
  3. Bitterness
Steps to Forgive
  1. Understand
  2. Resilience
  3. Forgiveness
Movies To Enjoy With Your Family

Scriptures Referenced

  • Luke 6:43-45 NIV “No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. [44] Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thornbushes, or grapes from briers. [45] A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.
  • Job 36:15-16 NASB “He delivers the afflicted in their affliction, And opens their ear in time of oppression. [16] “Then indeed, He enticed you from the mouth of distress, Instead of it, a broad place with no constraint; And that which was set on your table was full of fatness.
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