Posts Tagged ‘relationship’

In Relationships #1#2, #3, #4, #5  and #6 I indicated that during my wanderings through the internet, I’d come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So it time to share some more of my favourites:

  1. i-love-youRelationship is an art.  The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one.  ~Don Miguel Ruiz
  2.  Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.  ~Miles Franklin
  3. Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.  ~Margaret Mead
  4. Assumptions are the termites of relationships.  ~Henry Winkler
  5. Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.  ~Swedish proverb
  6. Trouble is part of your life, and if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you enough chance to love you enough.  ~Dinah Shore
  7. Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.  That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.  ~Emily Kimbrough
  8. There are days when you need someone who just wants to be your sunshine and not the air you breathe.  ~Robert Brault
  9. Sometimes it is the person closest to us who must travel the furthest distance to be our friend.  ~Robert Brault
  10. Never give up on someone you can’t go a day without thinking about.  ~Author unknown

My personal favourite is #8, because it’s a great reminder to us all that we all suffer trouble in our lives at some time, and when we do, we must try and help ourselves by sharing our troubles with those who love us as if they truly love us, they will give us the love and support we need.

I hope that whenever you suffer times of troubles, you have someone who loves you enough to share you troubles with them.

In Relationships #1#2, #3, #4 and #5, I indicated that during my wanderings through the internet, I’d come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So it time to share some more of my favourites:

  1. Fall in love when you’re ready, not when you’re lonely.i-love-you
  2. Don’t mess with someone’s feelings just because you’re unsure of yours.
  3. Love doesn’t hurt.  Lying, cheating and messing with people’s feelings and emotions hurts.
  4. Jealousy is the art of counting someone else blessings instead of your own.  Don’t waste your time on jealousy.  The only person you’re competing against is yourself.
  5. Don’t ever change just to impress someone. Change because it makes you a better person and leads you to a better future.
  6. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will.  Stay in touch.
  7. If you love someone, tell them.  Forget about the rules or the fear of looking ridiculous.  What is really ridiculous is passing up on an opportunity to tell someone that your heart is invested in them.
  8. Never stop doing little things for others. Sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.
  9. The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.
  10. When someone gives you their time, they are giving you a portion of their life that they will never get back.  It’s one of
    the most precious gifts you can receive. Don’t waste it.

My personal favourite is #8, because often those small seemingly insignificant acts of kindness and be the huge significant act of love that someone was needing to life their spirits.

I hope that whatever loses you may have faced, you have become stronger for them and have been able to move forward with your life.

In Relationships #1#2, #3 and #4, I indicated that during my wanderings through the internet, I’d come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So it time to share some more of my favourites:

  1. The most beautiful thing is to see a person you love smiling.  And even more beautiful is knowing that you
    are the reason behind it.i-love-you
  2. The one who is meant for you encourages you to be your best, but still loves and
    accepts you at your worst.
  3. If you feel like your ship is sinking, it might be a good time to throw out the stuff that’s been weighing it down. Let go of people who bring you down, and surround yourself with those who bring out the best in you.
  4. A great relationship is about two things: First, appreciating the similarities, and second, respecting the differences.
  5. You don’t really need someone to complete you. You only need someone to accept you completely.
  6. Nobody gets through life without losing someone they love, someone they need, or something they thought was meant to be. But it is these losses that make us stronger and eventually move us toward future opportunities.
  7. To the world, you might be just one person. But to one person, you might be the world.
  8. True love isn’t about being inseparable; it’s about two people being true to each other even when they are separated.
  9. The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to move forward is the happiest.
  10. True friendship and true love do sustain the tests of distance and time.

My personal favourite is #6, simply because of where I am just now and how I’m feeling.

I hope that whatever loses you may have faced, you have become stronger for them and have been able to move forward with your life.

In Relationships #1#2 and  #3 I indicated that during my wanderings through the internet, I’d come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So it time to share some more of my favourites:

  1. A silent hug means a thousand words to the unhappy heart.i-love-you
  2.  Some relationships are like glass.  It’s better to leave it broken, than to hurt yourself more by trying to put it back together.
  3. Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.
  4. Give, but don’t allow yourself to be used. Listen to others, but don’t lose your own voice.
  5. As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.
  6. No relationship is a waste of time.  The wrong ones teach you the lessons that prepare you for the right ones.
  7. Don’t try to be everything to everyone. Be everything to someone.
  8. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.
  9. Be the friend that you want to have.
  10. Sometimes it is better to be kind than to be right.  We do not always need an intelligent mind that speaks, just a patient heart that listens.

My personal favourites are #7 and #9 – #7 just because it is so special to have someone there for you, just when you need it most, and #9 because I think that’s an excellent reminder to us that if we wouldn’t be friends with ourselves, how can we expect anyone else to want to be friends with us?!

So be someone’s everything by being the kind of friend to them that you yourself would love to have.

In Relationships #1 and Relationship #2 I indicated that during my wanderings through the internet, I’d come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So it time to share some more of my favourites:

  1. Don’t choose the one who is beautiful to the world, choose the one who makes your world beautiful.i-love-you
  2. If you speak when you are very angry, you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.
  3. Respect is earned, honesty is appreciated, trust is gained, and loyalty is returned.
  4. A real person is not perfect, and a perfect person is not real.
  5. Just because you have a past with someone, doesn’t mean you should have a future with them.
  6. If a friend is in trouble, don’t bother them by asking if there is anything you can do. Think of something appropriate and do it.
  7. There are times when family are like strangers, and strangers are like family.  Both sets of people are priceless.
  8. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation.  Don’t bring up the past.
  9. Don’t try to be everything to everyone.  Be everything to someone.
  10. Never waste a moment, it may be the last with someone you love.

My personal favourite is #10 as sadly I know from experience that it can be heartbreaking when you lose someone close to you, when you realise how long it is since you last told them you love them. So never take those you love for granted, as you never know the last time you will see/speak to those you love.

In Relationships #1, I indicated that during my wandering through the internet, I’d come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So today I’d like to share some more of ones I particularly liked:

  1. Don’t wait for the right person to come into your life.  Rather, be the right person to come to someone’s life.i-love-you
  2. Just because one person doesn’t seem to care for you, doesn’t mean you should forget about everyone else who does.
  3. It is okay to be angry.  It is never okay to be cruel.
  4. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring – all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
  5. Choose your relationships wisely.  It’s better to be alone than to be in bad company.
  6. Silence is often the loudest cry.  Pay attention to those you care about.
  7. We don’t always need advice.  Sometimes all we need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand.
  8. Good relationships don’t just happen; they take time, patience and two people who truly want to work to be together.
  9. When it comes to relationships, remaining faithful is never an option but a priority.  Loyalty is everything.
  10. Don’t look for someone who will solve all your problems; look for someone who will face them with you.

My personal favourite is #4, as from experience, I know just how valuable a simple smile, kind word, listening ear, or small act of kindness can mean, when you are at your lowest point. So never under-estimate the power you have to make a huge difference in someone’s life.

During my wandering through the internet over the last while, I’ve come across a lot of statements and quotes about relationships. So today I’d like to share with you some of those I particularly liked:

  1.  i-love-youIn life you’ll realize there is a purpose for everyone you meet.  Some will test you, some will use you, and some will teach you. But most importantly, some will bring out the best in you.
  2. Keep the people in your life who truly love you, motivate you, encourage you, enhance you, and make you happy.  If you have others in your life who do none of these things, let them go.
  3. Being alone does not mean you are lonely, and being lonely does not mean you are alone.
  4. Love means giving someone the chance to hurt you, but trusting them not to.
  5. You know you’ve found true love when you catch yourself falling in love with the same person over and over again.
  6. Someone else doesn’t have to be wrong for you to be right.
  7. Never do something permanently foolish just because you are temporarily upset.
  8. It’s not so much what you say that counts, it’s how you make people feel.
  9.  Falling in love is not a choice.  To stay in love is.
  10. Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.  So let them go!

My personal favourites from the above list are #4 and #5. #5 in particular brings a smile to my face as I can personally say I’ve experienced this one!

a-friend-in-need-is-a-friend-indeedIn the last few weeks, I think it would be fair to say that I’ve been struggling physically and emotionally with a few things. So much so that there have been several times when I have been about to contact a close friend of mine to chat to them, as they are always very supportive and understanding towards me.

Nothing unusual about that is there? Well actually there is….the person is question that I was going to talk to passed away a while ago! I hope you don’t find that creepy, I’m only trying to convey to you how strong a relationship we can sometimes have with other who are not related to us but who are very close friends.

Since my friend died, I’ve found myself often thinking of calling x, but I’ve always managed to stop myself calling them before I’ve actually picked up the phone!

So what now, who did I contact? Well I quickly reminded myself that while It’s fine to have close friends we can truly rely on, I must not to make them the first person I turn to when I’m in need, God must always be the first person I turn to for help and advice.

I know that although my friend has passed away, they are still watching over me from heaven, and while they may can no longer give me the advice and support they used to, God will provide the support I need today and everyday.

God is always here for us…here’s Mark Schultz singing He Is:

A few weeks ago I came across the following which was titled “The Seven Keys to Life“:

  1. God first
  2. Love one another
  3. Never hate
  4. Give generously
  5. Live simply
  6. Forgive quickly
  7. Be kind to everyone

What do you think? I think it’s a good list to follow. After all if we always put God first in our life how can we go wrong!

Did you notice that at number 7 is that word “forgive” again – It seems to have come up a lot in my blog posts this weeks (i.e. in The Power of Forgiveness and Always Forgive?), doesn’t that just show how important it is that we do actually forgive those who hurt us in any way.

So the key to living life is summarised in the seven keys listed above…is it really that easy?

Yes, seven may not seem like much but each one of those items are very difficult to do, particularly all the time. Therefore as with everything in life, we must put our faith and trust in God, and allow Him to help and guide us in life. Keep focusing on God and you’ll find you’re able to succeed at these living life the way God needs and wants you to.

 

Sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference between those who are friends and those who are true friends.

A true friend reaches for your hand and touches your heart ~ Heather Pryor

There are a lot of people in our lives who I guess we’d call friends if we were describing our relationship with them, to someone else, but think about this…how many of those people would actually reach out and help you in your time of need?

It’s when life it tough and you’re in need of someone to support and comfort you, that you find out who your true friends are. As the above quote says, true friends are the ones who reach out to you and touch your heart.

God commanded us to love one another, therefore our true friendships are from God, so give thanks to Him for every true friend you have.

1 John 4:7 (NIV)

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.