The following you are about to read, should not be taken as relationship advice; it is mainly for entertainment purposes (IE: Me making light of past experience. Although I wish I could have shared this advice in all seriousness to the young man who was obviously stressed ( him not knowing it was a blessing and ticket to being free from a woman who was possibly seeking her independence), it was an event he must learn from to appreciate the experience. Take the Red Pill!
Whoever said that honesty was the best policy, probably never slept on the couch or had to make their dam lunch or dinner for themselves. There are many things I have learned about honesty, and one being, honesty comes with consequences and many of which are not so pleasant, especially as it relates to marriage and relationships.
Sometimes we are anxious over events, a series of things that has yet to happen, and they may never happen! But, these events will play out in our mind, day and night. We prepare for consequences, bad and tragic news and none of it has yet to happen and it may never happen. But we seem to keep telling ourselves…it hasn’t happened yet!” Wow…what torment we bring on ourselves.
Watering those beautiful plants can be a challenge when you’re gone for the weekend or even longer and I would hate to see all of that hard work and attention wither up and die when my plants aren’t watered. Some plants can be a bit annoying in that; they take away from the space they occupy instead accentuate it. This is why having the right plant is essential, but nothing is more annoying than having a plant that will not respond to the care and attention that you give it.
While it is possible to consider Jesus Christ being afraid of His impending journey to the cross, before His crucifixion, He did ask the Father…” If it is possible, let this cup pass from me”. I make this point for those who say they have no fear of anything. When fear does present itself, there are two options…fight or flight. Stand your ground, face it, confront it or…” exit stage left!”
Everything good or not so good about the relationship will either strengthen or weaken the bond you should already have after being together for some time. Special moments, those intimate conversations and resolving those problematic issues are some of the things that make, healthy relationships.
How do you wait? Do you sit there idle until someone knocks at the door, or until that letter shows up in the mailbox? Some people very well know, they prefer neither because of who it might be. Fear is a real thing in the life of the believer. Although the scripture has constant reminders of “Fear Not”…
While I believe there should be order in the place where the people of God assemble, the modern church seems to more of a place where the congregants have been institutionalized and trained to the point, they are dependent of leadership for all they need to appear godly.
Love doesn’t need flowers or a box of candy to prove itself, it shouldnt doesn’t need a designer purse to show others its existence. You may not hear it speak, but you can see it in action, you know it’s there and feel the warmth of its presence.
It seems that everyone is trying to get to somewhere. For me, the past few years presented many challenges. Its been quite a journey and along the way, there were many distractions. When its quiet and you have the opportunity to think with other pulling you in their direction, helps … Continue reading →