ANALOGIES

          

    
27. Things That Drain Your Energy And Raise Your Energy
26. Confident And Arrogant
25. Mother And Father
24. Busy Leaders And Productive Leaders
23. Busy People And Productive People
22. Critical Thinking And Creative Thinking
21. The Old Covenant And The New Covenant
20. Meddling And Helping
19. Pride And Humility
18. Critical Spirit And Caring Spirit
17. Emotional Immaturity And Emotional Maturity
16. Religion And Gospel
15. Intelligence And Wisdom
14. Teacher And Guru
13. Spiritual Gifts And Talents
12. Spiritual Gifts And Fruit Of The Spirit
11. Love And Lust
10. Live Churches And Dead Churches
9. Unbroken And Broken People
8. Children Learn What They Live
7. Man And God
6. Self-Centered Life And Self-Centered Deeds
5. Man's Way And God's Way
4. Men And Women
3. Winner And Loser
2. Competitors And Innovaters
1. Manager And Leader

 
Meddling And Helping
 

No. Meddling
(dysfunction)
Helping
(Health)
1 Fearing scarcity Believing that God will provide
2 Saying "Yes" to self Saying "Yes" to God
3 Asking "Why is this happening to me" to the point of narcissistic martyrdom and despair Taking the question "Why is this happening to me" directly to God
4 Ignoring, misusing, and / or withholding the answer given by God Accepting the answer given by God and trusting Him to know better than me
5 Picking favorites Loving unconditionally
6 Choosing to stay in my comfort zone Accepting challenges that can stretch me to grow and change
7 Taking matters into my own hands Taking my problems to God and leaving them with Him
8 Demanding that a child meet my needs Taking responsibility for getting my needs met so that I am prepared to meet my child's needs
9 Promising to fix or take the fall for anything that goes wrong Allowing children to experience the natural consequences of their choices even if it means I'll experience pain
10 Using intimate knowledge of a loved one against him or her Protecting intimate knowledge to keep the people and relationships safe
11 Lying and using "God adds" to justify my actions Telling the truth
12 Trying to prevent necessary pain and disappointment Modeling how to suffer with and for others
13 Escaping the consequences of my actions Facing and seeking forgiveness for the consequences of my actions