Wii20100418-Entry072-Fence Me In

Tim wraps up our discussion on Fence Myths and turns to the subject of constructing fences on ourselves. The most urgent we have for building fences in our lives is in limiting ourselves in order to provide freedom for others.

(The video used in today’s class was posted separately.)

This teaching arc is based on the book “Boundaries”, by Dr. Cloud and Dr. Townsend, and is supplemented by their other books, Boundaries in Marriage, Boundaries for Teens, and Boundaries for Kids.

Follow along with the class notes (PDF file).

Listen to the class.

Wii20100418-Video

This is the video clip we used in class about blaming. It is from Dr. Henry Cloud and the CloudTownsend.com website.

Wii20100117-Entry060-Facts about Fences

Listen to the January 17th class

Good Fences define the property lines of our life. What is me and what is not me? When can I say no? When should I say yes?

Tim leads the discussion in this entry, talking about the problems that are common when trying to establish boundaries. He then begins looking at the Ten Laws of Fences.

This teaching arc is based on the book “Boundaries”, by Dr. Cloud and Dr. Townsend, and is supplemented by their other books, Boundaries in Marriage, Boundaries for Teens, and Boundaries for Kids.

Class Notes (PDF)