About the Book
Book: The Well
Author: Cathy Primer Krafve
The Well: The Art of Drawing Out Authentic Conversation
Does your spouse refuse to hear? Do your children stare without comprehending? Does your parent or boss habitually raise objections to your good ideas?
Oh, the frustration! Conversations often break down instead of breaking through.
She changed from a woman alone to a woman of influence. Her faith transformed a whole community. How did she do it? In The Well, Cathy Krafve points out 40 strategies Jesus used to prompt authentic conversation—by analyzing just one conversation with the woman at the well.
These strategies will help you:
- Initiate simple communication principles to transform all your conversations. Go from magical thinking to miraculous results in a matter of a few biblical truths.
- Invigorate your closest relationships with terrific communication. Watch the ripple effect as your conversations spread truth and joy throughout all your relationships.
- Inspire others through authentic conversations. Enjoy the intimate companionship our hearts all crave.
Are you ready to foster tender, effective conversations with everyone around you? Don’t miss your chance to transform all your relationships!
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About the Author
Queen of Fun and Coffee Cup Philosopher, Cathy Krafve delivers creativity and encouragement in every word. Cathyputs a snappy spin on deeply spiritual truths with journalistic fervor and a knack for story-telling.
Cathy and David, her husband of almost 40 years, live in East Texas, with their three grown children, two delightful sons-in-law and 8 grandchildren (so far) nearby.
Author of The Well: The Art of Drawing Out Authentic Conversationsand Marriage Conversations: from coexisting to cherished, she also hosts Fireside Talk Radio. Her weekly podcasts and blogs reach millions annually. Join the Fireside Tribe today!
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From Isolated to Influence
“He’s not listening,” Cathy fumed, as the civic leader towered over her. She went home and “plopped open” her Bible.
There’s got to be something here about people who don’t listen. She found over 40 ways Jesus communicated.
Plus, she gained new respect for one of the most fascinating women in scripture. Jesus, the Master Communicator, engaged the woman at the well in just one conversation. She immediately zipped from lonely to leadership. We can, too!
Queen of Fun and Coffee Cup Philosopher, Cathy Krafve delivers creativity and encouragement on every page of The Well: The Art of Drawing Out Authentic Conversations.
Does your child stare back with dull eyes? A spouse who refuses to hear? A parent or boss who habitually raises objections? Oh, the frustration!
Conversations often break down instead of breaking through.
The Well is perfect for your book club, Bible Study, or Sunday school class. Each chapter ends with thought-provoking questions, personal applications, and prayer.
Cathy puts a snappy spin on deeply spiritual truths with journalistic fervor and a knack for laughter and story-telling. A self-described “social dork,” her kryptonite is a bag of potato chips. Yep, a whole bag. Don’t judge!
Host of Fireside Talk Radio, her weekly blogs and podcasts reach over 3 million people annually. She is also author of Marriage Conversations: From Co-existing to Cherished.
How do we go from isolated to influence? She understands good communication tools can change everything! Companionship begins with authentic conversations. Order two copies today; one for yourself and one to give to a friend!
Truth with a Texas twang spoken here!
The Well is written by Cathy Primer Krafve. This is the first time I have read anything by this author. We live in a world where everyone thinks that their opinion is the only one that matters. I know that I am quick to say things that pop in my head and not think of the hurt, damage or the results of saying those things.
The author uses the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well to unpack what an authentic conversation should look like. We know the story where Jesus asks for a drink. The woman points out - You are a Jew, and I a Samaritan - we don't associate with each other. How many times do we choose not to converse with others that are different? Or those that have hurt us or said hurtful things.
The author takes her personal experience and uses Bible Verses to unpack her points. There was a few times where I felt she was rushing through her key points - and a few times where I was not sure what the message was supposed to be. This book is divided into twelve chapters. The chapters are a nice blend of personal account and Biblical Truth. The author you can tell writes from her heart.
This would make a good women's study - or even one for couples. I know it encouraged me to listen to my husband one on one instead of doing 500 things while listening.
I received a copy of this book through the Celebrate Lit Blogging Program - all thoughts are my own.
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