But!????

“I do want to do that…. But…” “I do like them… But…”… “I don’t want to buy that… But…” “I want them to come over… But…” For some reason or another sometimes we add a but to our statements and answers… I was telling my friend about something that I wanted… but… So we started thinking about the ‘buts’ that punctuate our conversations. She used this example: Why invite somebody when you don’t really want them to come…… But, we say to ourselves ‘it’s the right thing to do’, but really it’s for the wrong reasons!! Everything we do has a motive and we need to check that motive where it’s coming from….our heart or our head! We can still feel wrong but if our heart’s motive is right and we know it’s the right thing to do in God‘s eyes then God will change our feelings to line up.…

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What I would have done…

It doesn’t matter ‘what I would have done’, because when it affects you, it’s what someone else did or didn’t do that you have to work our your feelings over. This is a lesson I have got quite a bit these last few years. For some silly reason I was under the impression that everyone else was just like me and did things how I do but they don’t. It’s especially in those codes of ethic that I try to be as considerate as I can be… but my standards aren’t always going to be yours. I have to learn that, really realise it and then be ok with it. If I don’t like it then I know where my boundaries must lie and so I will move more towards them. It’s all those silly little things, that in the end seem to matter! I try my best to reply…

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