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CAN I MARRY YOU: It has to stop, so I can move.

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Don't get yourself all worked up when a friendship ends. Thank God for the time that person was in your life & understand seasonal friendships. When God closes that friend door, it's because that person is no longer going in the same direction as you. It's not that they are terrible people.. its just that God had to confuse your language because He is taking you somewhere different & their influence & voice can hinder that process. So, wave goodbye & love them from a distance as the LORD leads you. God is PROTECTING you & HE will provide godly friendships in each season.


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BE ONE IF YOU WANT ONE.

LOOKING SEXY/GODLY

STOP IT!!!

YES I DO: LISTEN MORE, TALK LESS

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Wouldn’t you agree that most arguments happen over the dumbest things? Often there’s a misunderstanding or a careless comment that is made and later regretted—but only after the damage is done. How can we minimize the careless comments in our marriage? How can we change-up our pattern and begin to say the right word at the right time? The wisest man who ever lived, King Solomon, wrote: “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” (Proverbs 25:11) In the original language, the idea is a word given at just the right time is beautiful and valuable. Wouldn’t you agree that holds true in marriage as well? Often the right word comes at a time when we are struggling, sad, angry or needing to be lifted up. When the right thing is said there is connection, care, compassion, and encouragement. We feel understood and our spouse’s words are actually a blessing to us. Here are four things to keep in mind this week so that your words are “aptly spoken” and become a treasure …