If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. (Rom 12:18)
When using this text as a guide for how to do relationships well, it is too easy to use those first four words as our escape clause … “if it is possible”.
There are many broken or unhealthy relationships that we are very quick to write off as impossible. Things have gone sour, friendships have become untenable, families have become dysfunctional because “it’s just not possible” to make them work. Sound familiar? Continue reading