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.
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”…
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 →
What now? The calm after the storm is beginning to bore me. The news still reports that we are to shelter in place and I’m ready to venture out. The storm is passing over North Carolina at a pace of two miles per hour! Man, I can walk faster than the wind is blowing!
The building is not the church, the people are the church. The church is never abandoned, foreclosed on, and it certainly cannot burn down. Like homes, the church building is seized, burned by fires and damages by flood waters.
Photo by Scott Webb from Pexels We are back; It’s been a long time since my last post ( more like years ). What happened? Life happened and rather than allow our site to lay dormant; it was taken down. This time, Going Against The Grain is back with a … Continue reading →