Testimonial by Chris & Amy Pruett
RINGS course & coaching participants
This one minute to the point testimonial contains a valuable principle from a couple who was on the ropes and hating each other. See if you can find it!
Falling for Fall with Family
By: Ronda Nissley, Co-Director of Encompass Connection Center
I really enjoy the Fall season here in Ohio. There’s nothing quite like having front row seats to the changing and vibrant colors of the trees as the weather turns cooler. But there’s more. As I reflect on what I like about Fall, I came up with the following list:
By: Cindee Johnson, Encompass Relationship Coach
Chatting recently with a new bride, she was in awe to learn my husband and I are celebrating this month our 33rd anniversary. “Wow, 33 years! What’s your secret?” she asked.
If you have been married for any length of time, how would you respond to that newlywed’s question? Is the secret simply falling in love? Is it compromise? Having patience? Saying you’re sorry? Showing respect? Appreciating each other? Offering forgiveness? Laughing together?
By Lavern Nissley
Co-director of Encompass Connection Center
Our promotions coordinator, Hollie, suggested that our posts in October reflect some connection to "fall" or "falling into . . ."
I love the fall season, especially when temperatures during the day have shifted from hot, muggy summer norms to refreshing, sunny perfection.
But there are several other dimensions to the word "fall" that have just the opposite effect on me.
Lavern & Ronda Nissley are co-directors of Encompass. Married since 1978, both enjoy coffee, riding their tandem bicycle and working together to build strong relationships.