Cor Unum One Heart
God Man Woman
One with God • Jesus prayed that all may be one as he and his Father are one (John 17: 11-23). • I beseech you that there be no divisions among you, but that ye be perfectly joined together (1 Cor 1:10). • Be determined in one mind and in one heart, united in all things (2 Nephi 1:21). • The Lord called his people Zion because they were of one heart and one mind (Moses 7:18)
One with Spouse • For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. (Ephesians 5:31). • Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh (Abraham 5:18).
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Television Grudge Work Children Household Labor Friends Parents Unkind Words Husband Wife - - - - - - - - - - - - Daughter Son Son
Heavenly Father But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God. (1 Corinthians 11:3)
Things in the Middle • Attitudes (The man presides) • Societal Lies • If my husband loves me he will…. • If my wife loves me she will….
Love Languages • Words of Affirmation (praise) • Service • Physical Touch • Gifts (freely with no strings attached) • Quality Time
Emotion Action Wife Thought Event Thought Husband Action Emotion
Principles of Communication • One cannot not behave • One cannot not communicate • The meaning of a given behavior is not the true meaning of the behavior; it is, however, the personal truth for the person who has given it a particular meaning (subjective) • Be curious! What is their reality? • Communication takes place in a context
Communication Model Noise Interference Noise Interference Senders Actions (Public) Effect On Listener (Private) Senders Intentions (Private) Senders Style Of Encoding Listeners Style Of Decoding