What do you do when conflict fires break out?

They’re bound to happen. Conflict itself is unavoidable because  we all walk through life with our own set of desires, expectations, and values. So, what do you do most often when the tension of conflict springs up?

You have two buckets to choose from when conflict fires arise.

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The Tale of Two Buckets

When conflict and confusion arise, you have two options:
  1. Empty your bucket of water on the fire to diffuse the issue.
  2. Empty your bucket of gasoline on the fire to inflame the issue.
“Conflict is unavoidable, but combat is optional.” – Max Lucado