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February 13, 2015

Chapters 9 to 11 of The Art of Neighboring

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Some Favorite Quotes from The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Right Outside your Door by Jay Pathak, Dave Runyon

Chapter 9 The Art of Setting Boundaries

Doctors Henry Cloud and John Townsend wrote an excellent book a few years back called Boundaries.

Good neighboring involves living out the distinction between enabling and empowerment.

Chapter 10 The Art of Focusing

By directing his disciples to look for the person of peace, Jesus directed them toward those in each city who were the best neighbors.

Who are the two or three households in my neighborhood with whom we really connect and who really connect with us?

Be friendly with everyone and be close to a few.

Chapter 11 The Art of Forgiving

God doesn’t ask us to ignore the offense. What he asks us to do is forgive.

We aren’t called just to do the right thing but to allow Jesus to change our heart in the midst of difficult circumstances.

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