Recently, I wrote about how relationships reflect us. If we are paying attention to this reflection, we can learn some things about ourselves. Perhaps we learn how wonderful we are to others, even if we don't see it. Perhaps we see that maybe we have an area of weakness we need to work on. Perhaps … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned About Me from Relationships
Relationships take work. Hard work. It almost doesn't matter what kind of relationship: friendship, romantic, parent-child, co-workers. Each of these relationships involve work. Though, maybe none so much as those of the family. And, this is especially true of Romantic-spousal relationships. Through the years, I have read a ton of books/articles on relationships. Dating to … Continue reading Books to Read: Relationship Edition
Man, I really need to get into this writing every day groove...and I know I will. Tonight, I got to spend time with my fella. But, he lives in that weird middle distance away from me, so he had to make the 2 hour trip home. I can't wait til there's no distance. After he … Continue reading What I’ve Learned
In single life, you don't have to let anyone in. You don't have to be vulnerable and wonder if they can/want to handle it. There is always fear in vulnerability.
Honestly, though, if I am ever going to be blessed with the relationship mentioned above, i can be nothing but myself: honest, loyal, who.I.am.
Finally participating in 5 Minute Friday again. The rules are: write for 5 minutes. No over-thinking; no over-editing. This week's prompt is: Middle Ready? GO "Oh, he's married, so he's off the table", I joked at a restaurant with some friends. "Man, you just make it so hard to set you up", a friend joked back. "No, no. … Continue reading “The List”
The question: "does he/she love Jesus?" should never be an obsolete question when discussing relationships - it should be the most important. So, does he love Jesus?
"Certain things will catch your eye, but pursue only those things that capture your heart." - Ancient Native American Proverb Confession time? I have a list. You know, the list... I've called it my "Him List". Honestly, it isn't that hard to track down...it resides at the back of my Bible, a tradition I started in … Continue reading Waiting For Capture
This is the first of many Lovely Sunday posts. As I've written before, 3 years ago (at age 23), I made a resolution to go on my first date... Not just a first date, but THE first date...ever. And, like I've said before, that didn't happen. Not that year or the following year, so last year, I … Continue reading It Started with a Resolution…
Here we are, a little over an hour from the new year (here in PST). And, the prompt over at Finding the Grace Within is quite appropriate: BEGIN. We take the opportunity at the start of each new year to find new beginnings. Before I look at the possible new beginnings headed my way in 2015, I am … Continue reading New Beginnings