Sunday, May 06, 2012

The 14 Benefits of Disagreement

What can you achieve by disagreement?
    Have you had a good disagreement lately?
        What else can you add to this list of benefits?

Disagreement can lead to learning.
Disagreement puts your attitude into the spotlight.
Disagreement needs boundaries, do you agree on that?
Disagreement calls for discussion with mature behavior.
Disagreement gives you opportunity to practice patience.
Disagreement means you should polish up on your logic.
Disagreement could be how you grow in examining evidence.

Disagreement will uncover some new aspects of your own personality.
Disagreement will very likely disclose some new aspects of his personality.
Disagreement need not be the “end of the world” for a relationship.
Disagreement reveals whether now is the time to settle the matter.
Disagreement opens a door for expressing caring concern.
Disagreement reminds you to pray about this situation. 
Disagreement may be a blessing in disguise.

         Learning is what life is all about, so give some thoughtful discussion to this topic. You may be pleasantly pleased at what you can accomplish.

         Looking for a Scripture verse to be a challenge and an encouragement for you:

 “ . . . Let everything you say be good and helpful, 
 so that your words will be an encouragement 
 to those who hear them.” 
 Ephesians 4:29 NLT 

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, 
 as well as all types of evil behavior.  
Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, 
 just as God through Christ has forgiven you.” 
 Ephesians 4:31-32 NLT 

By Elaine Hardt ©2012