Bestselling authors Art and Laraine Bennett once again distill the age-old, but never more relevant, concept of the four classic temperaments--but this time for married couples striving to love, honor, and even understand each other. Read this book and discover a new world of respect for the person you married.
Release on 2017-09-07 | by Art Bennett,Laraine Bennett
The Power of Pressing Pause and Listening
Author: Art Bennett,Laraine Bennett
Pubpsher: Our Sunday Visitor
“Did you say something?” We’ve all been there: that moment when we realize we weren’t listening. Fortunately, listening is a skill we can all acquire with practice, one that has the power to transform our personal and professional relationships. Does the siren call of your Facebook feed tend to drown out the people around you? Do you struggle to make time for face-to-face conversation or prayer because of the constant distractions of technology? Do you really hear what the people around you are trying to say when they speak to you? In Tuned In: The Power of Pressing Pause and Listening, relationship experts Art and Laraine Bennett offer advice, techniques, and practical suggestions for shutting out the distractions and becoming a better listener. Using real life situations woven throughout with scriptural reflections, the Bennetts offer profound and practical advice for improving your relationships through the art of listening. About the Author Art Bennett is currently the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia. He was also the co-founder and director of the Alpha Omega Clinics in Maryland and Virginia (2002-2010). He has more than thirty years’ experience in the mental health field and is a frequent speaker on marriage and family issues. Laraine Bennett has a master’s degree in philosophy and is the Communications Manager for the National Council of Catholic Women. Together, the Bennetts co-authored three popular books on temperament (The Temperament God Gave You, The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse, and the Temperament God Gave Your Kids) in addition to their book The Emotions God Gave You. Laraine wrote A Year of Grace: 365 Reflections for Caregivers. Art and Laraine have been married for forty years.
"Cast all your worries upon him because he cares for you." - 1 Peter 5:7 Nationally-known speaker and author Laraine Bennett knows the highs and the lows of the caregiver's world-she juggles her own work and family life as she helps meet the needs of her talented, artistic mother now completely incapacitated by a devastating stroke. In A Year of Grace: 365 Reflections for Caregivers, Laraine offers daily respite for the weary caregiver, a chance to recharge and refresh the mind and spirit, and to look anew, with gratitude and hope, at the value of every human life. Each brief daily reflection includes a Scripture reading or quote, and a reflection for the day. Enlightening, refreshing, and upbeat, A Year of Grace, is a daily reminder for you-the caregiver-of the important role you play to bring Christ's love to those in your care.
Release on 2015-07-21 | by Mary-Rose Verret,Ryan Verret
How to Help the Next Generation Build Marriages That Survive and Thrive
Author: Mary-Rose Verret,Ryan Verret
Pubpsher: Saint Benedict Press
Category: Family & Relationships
Extraordinary marriages don't just happen. They flow from grace-filled, faithful, and fruitful covenants of love. Every marriage, and even preparation for marriage, has its ups and downs. In a world and culture that seems to isolate and criticize, authors Ryan and Mary-Rose Verret proclaim: you are not alone! In these pages the Verrets offer the married and soon-to-be married a program for profound and transformative discipleship. Witness to Love gives married couples the tools and encouragement to share the grace, struggles, joys, and blessings of their marriage with young couples in desperate need of mentors. In Witness to Love, the Verrets issue a challenge to us all. Share your lives, share your heart, share your love. Make disciples!
A new edition of a classic discussion of the men's roles in society explores how modern times have led to confusion about that role at work and home, offering guidelines for family leadership and for effectively balancing life's many demands. Reprint.