(This post isn't going to be creative content, but rather an update to bridge the gap before posting more interesting things.) Goooooooood morning, friends! As you can probably imagine, I have been extremely busy since last February (the last time I posted), but life is finally calibrating. It wasn't long after my last post that … Continue reading Look who’s back, back again!
If we are being honest with ourselves, we can get down to the meat and bones of our relationships and determine who we are not willing to lose.
The Bible speaks of the wife being a helpmate and a blessing, and "a good thing." Security and grace must naturally follow being a wife in and of itself, right? My immediate response was so natural, and so honest, that I wanted to share that with y'all here.
They can be a thing of nightmares or a dream come true, and it's always gross. So. Deliciously. Gross. Plus, you get a baby at the end. Which was no surprise to us, as we'd anticipated it for some time.
At some point, you thought your life had turned into “Song of Solomon,” and you re-interpreted the verse, “I have found the one whom my soul loves.”
We have a selfish tendency to believe that we are so easy to talk to and everyone feels comfortable talking to us, therefore, we must know it all. Even further, we believe that we understand things that we don’t. With clients, we are reminded not to use the phrase, “I understand how you feel,” because we don’t truly. Even if we did, it doesn’t make anyone feel better when they are upset.
Our group is also a very hard-working one and we are committing much more time to our work than our family at this point. This is the breaking point that separates us into two different smaller groups, one being those who are in love with their career, and the other being those who resent their work.