Jordan St Cyr: How Constructive Relationships Can Help Us Grow
Christian Music singer, songwriter and storyteller, Jordan St Cyr and his wife Heather celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary this year. He says, “We love being married and the blessings that come with it. We talk a lot about blessings, but I believe the blessings come from the hard fought battles.”
Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.
─ Proverbs 27:17 ESV
Jordan says marriage refined him and it’s awesome. “We’ve been given so many amazing gifts through our relationship.”
Jordan and Heather have four children – two boys and two girls. “And having kids – it’s next level. It’s like you could put your foot into the water, but now you got to go all in.”
Jordan says, “God’s greatest gift to us is each other.”
Be willing to let iron sharpen iron.
The person closest to you, often your wife or husband, can become the light revealing what’s inside of you – both the good and the bad. You need that in your life. Even if you’re not married, you have those that see and reveal to you what’s inside.
Jordan encouraged, “If we’re willing to do the work, like it says in the Word, and let iron sharpen iron when we enter those relationships, then we start to grow, expand and see the things that God wants us to know.”
If you allow that process, hopefully, you become a better person. Jordan believes, “God’s teaching us and grooming us for the next step, for whatever Heaven has in store for us. It’s something that matters deeply; it’s very important to the heart of God.”
Today’s One Thing
Think about your relationships today. Who has permission from you to speak into your life, to point out things they see that may be negatively impacting your growth? Ask God to help you share with those people how much their constructive relationship means to you.