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20050812

being co-dependant

one of the "problems" with the modern age is the rejection of being "co-dependant." i like being co-dependant. i think it is a foundation of our faith. who do you depend on? your wife? your husband? your friends? being co-dependant is something jesus desires of us. in his letter to the romans paul brings out this point when he says:
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you. Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. [12:3-5]

how can we be a body if we are not dependant on each other?

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Blogger Duncan said...

It's a matter of language I think. Dependency usually refers to sponging of someone else, offering nothing in return. Independence can refer to standing on our two feet. Inter-dependence refers to what you're talking about - relying on one another. Co-dependence usually refers to dysfunctional inter-dependence in which addiction or abusive behvaviour is perpetuated.

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