Chapter two: Implementing Benedictine Principles

Jeff Lowry

What do you do when a family member refuses to recognize the changes you are trying to make and does the complete opposite of what you request?

For example, for years I have tried to get my mom to get me less at Christmas. At first I tried limiting the items for which I asked. That did not work. Recently I only asked for one pair of gray dress pants. My mom got me several pairs of dress pants in every color except gray …