Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 16, 2009
We use avoidance, anger, anxiety, and aloneness to manage family tensions. We even use self-centered prayer. But when we let God wrestle with us, we are changed and we accept vulnerability in family life.
The most critical issue in family life is not anger or argument. It is avoidance.
What plagues most families is not that they are embroiled in fighting or torn by argument. What destroys families is that people drift apart from one another; they avoid one another.
You see, if you fight with