The Eternal Triangle

I’ve been writing about relationship triangles in my recent blogs, and I noted that the first triangle that appears in Scripture is Adam-Eve-God, as in Genesis 2:23. YHWH, God, built the rib that he had taken from the human into a woman and brought her to the human. . . . Therefore a man leaves… Continue reading The Eternal Triangle

Triangulation and addiction

In my last blog, I introduced the idea of triangulation and how that shows up in the story of Cain and Abel, which remains relevant to our relationships today. Rabbi and family therapist Edwin Friedman expands on the idea of triangulation: The basic law of emotional triangles is that when any two parts of a… Continue reading Triangulation and addiction

Abel, Cain, and the Triangle

Pay attention to process, not just to content. That’s a gold key to life in community, whether you’re a leader or a committed member. How we decide is as important as what we decide. Conflicts might be expressed in terms of doctrine or policy, but they are often driven by unresolved family issues. Roles, motives,… Continue reading Abel, Cain, and the Triangle