20 STEP 6 Crafting the New Agreement

Covenantal relationships induce freedom not paralysis. A covenantal relationship rests on shared commitment to ideas, to issues, to values, to goals…. Words such as love, warmth, personal chemistry are certainly pertinent. Covenantal relationships are open to influence.

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Resolution is present when you have a shared vision for the future. What was intolerable becomes history. Because the conflict is no longer present in your life, you no longer think about it. In the agreement step of the resolution model, you articulate the innovative solutions that you and the others in the conflict invent together. It puts the detail on the bones of the agreement in principle/new era. In ...

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