Interpersonal Relationships

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Love is Sincere Listening – Presence Care Series

by Presence Quotient

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many states and cities have implemented stay-at-home orders since mid-to-late March. Suddenly people’s activities and gatherings have had to stop. With faces hiding under masks and people taking precaution through social distancing from fear of getting infected, we suddenly feel very distant from one another. From Michelle, the author of the article below, we can tell that with love and care, plus sincere listening, long distance can actually promote a deeper level of communication and growth and not necessarily hinder relationship-building. We hope you can experience light and warmth as you read her article in this time of stay-at-home.

Praying for Parents (4)- Praying for Parents’ Salvation and Spiritual Life

by Presence Quotient

… “our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world” (Ephesians 6:12). We need to start battling in prayer for our parents’ salvation and spiritual life. Let’s pray that God would help us have a renewed perspective toward our parents so we can see the Lord work in our parents’ spiritual lives and our own.

PLPC Prayer Series (6) – Being Genuine in Your Friendships

by Presence Quotient

Learning to be genuine in our relationships is vital to building deep friendships and becoming more mature ourselves. In our latest prayer article, Lily encourages us to think and pray through the sincerity of our relationships and understand what keeps us from forging stronger bonds with those around us.

Praying for Parents Series (3): Praying for Parents through Every Season of Life

by Presence Quotient

Life is dynamic — a confluence of circumstances that constantly fluctuate, often in dramatic and unpredictable ways — and praying for our parents through every season of life means being cognizant of these changes. Each new life stage brings unique opportunities and challenges, which have the potential to affect our parents’ physical, mental, emotional, and, of course, spiritual health.

Praying for Our Parents Series Introduction

by Presence Quotient

Welcome to our first Prayer Series blog! In this first blog, we hope that you’ll be encouraged and uplifted by praying for others – specifically for our parents. Why parents? One of our organization’s main goals is to bridge the gap between the two generations. Also, as children, one of the best ways to honor our parents is to pray for them…

Walking in Their Love

by Presence Quotient

There is a saying, “Behind every great man there is a great woman.” But when you think about it, there is at least one woman behind every person. In addition to mothers, there are female mentors, other women much older than we are, or female friends in our lives who care for, cultivate, accompany, guide, and inspire us. The women mentioned in this month’s blog article are perfect examples of such women.

Who are the women whom God has arranged behind you to lead you to where you are today?

Life Stages Series: From “Mom” to “Mom-in-Law”

by Presence Quotient

…When my oldest son introduced his fiancée to others as “my future wife,” my first reaction was, “So cute!” But when the wedding date was approaching, all of a sudden I realized this was for real – my son was getting married! I had to sit down and think about how to live with my adult son and how to be a good “mother-in-law…”

The Fun of Growing Big

by Presence Quotient

  In our rapidly developing society, people are increasingly busy and seeking to improve their quality of life. As a result, many people prefer to have a smaller family or chose to not have any children at all. David, however, has five children and also lives with his parents, which makes them a very special […]

Generational Perspectives on Education, Work & Family

by Presence Quotient

How Your Values Shape Your Life Decisions BY: JOANNA WU Julia is in the midst of brainstorming what she could write about in her college application when her Mom stumbles into her room. “You’re applying to Berkeley, right? I really hope Berkeley accepts you.” Rolling her eyes, Julia responds, “I’ll apply to Berkeley, but I’m […]