Do our family and friends need critique partners? I say yes, and here’s why. I think we all benefit from constructive feedback. Proverb 27:17 reads: As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.
However, there’s more to the story. (Pun intended.)
Once upon a time, there was a character that wanted only the best for their family and friends, but in the process refused to allow the other characters to be who they were. Instead of trusting that the Author would finish what He began, this well-intentioned, but often verbose character tried to take over the story. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. –Hebrews 12:12. Continue reading