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Relationships! no more drama, not even for your mama! by Laura Grace

Relationships! Introduction: By Laura Grace Should I give up, shut up, put up my dukes? 

Relationships are one of the hardest things we will ever contend with in this life. Frankly Not a subject I have wanted to contend with OR address. Even in my book Grace to Grow, I talked about it being hard. but I didn’t say a whole lot about it. That’s because it’s not cut and dry. Every relationship is different. There are variations (Within) and while we all know there are basic principles in the word of God how do we know Which Principle to apply?

I’m going to address hard truths, talk about real situations, and share with you what God 
has taught me thus far about relationships……..

What about giving up? Did I fail that person? How do I know? How do I get closure when they won’t talk to me anymore?

How do I love them- yet avoid the drama? AS we begin……Let’s Ponder Matthew in chapter 5 where Jesus said “Blessed are the peacemakers” …….(Matthew 5:9) and 
explore how we make peace (in various ways) as we are BECOMING children of God.

Yes, I said becoming. (You’re being formed and shaped here, into his image!) Amen

“Father please, be with me as I do this series and I know you will be. Allow me to share from your heart to theirs “what works” and what does not work! For you already know! and you know all the persons out there who wonder about how you said make peace but yet you said at times there will be no peace in certain relationships…..

 

Give us understanding we pray (Father) In Jesus’ name. and we thank you for it too. 

 I ask you Father help us to undertand your word better, and how to apply it in everyday life! IN Jesus’ name! -amen

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Your corner of the world……..

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I was just thinking (what to post) As I have not posted as often lately, as I was before. I was thinking how we just need to be what we are called to be “in our little corner of the world” so to speak, until the Time God ushers us elsewhere. Faithfulness is not just about going to church faithfully. Many people daily go to work, clean their houses, tend to their children, Bless their communities, trim the trees, paint garages…..

Fix their cars, pay their taxes, take time to smile and talk to the grocery clerk, decide NOT to retaliate against that bad driver they just encountered, Volunteer to go the extra mile, pray for people, hold the hand of a friend that is in a difficult time, (sigh) yes do the dishes, take out the trash, feed the dog or cat, and oh “choose celery” over cake (at least for today) take time to smile at some kids dressed up for Halloween even if you don’t like that holiday much, (but say wow that costume is cute) Pray for someone instead of cussing them out because you find them offensive, (and so on and so forth) 

A million things we do each day…..

a million chances come our way 

To Make this world a better place 

And it fill it with God’s love and grace! 

I was thinking…..I wish I had figured this out sooner but….

Everything we do really DOES make a difference to someone! 

So Shine Shine Shine! -Laura Grace