When communication is working between husband and wife, it seems the rest of the relationship follows. But what happens when communication is broken or toxic? Arguments, misunderstandings, judgments and name calling are just a few of the problems that rise up when we don’t practice healthy communication. And I do mean it is a practice!
The Father never scorned the sins of the lost son or rebuked the loyal service (vs 29) of the son who stayed. This is interesting because we place such a high value on loyalty and obedience to God. But we should place a higher value in connecting with the Father as sons and daughters!