According to statistics, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds in the United States. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week and 876,000 divorces a year. That’s really huge and well reflects the enormity of pressure facing the institution of marriage in our society today. And if nothing at all, one important lesson I have learned ever since I’ve been married is this: that a happy marriage doesn’t fall from heaven, you WORK at it.
10. Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow colour-blind. – Austin O’Malley
9. Who lies for you will lie against you. – Bosnian Proverb
8. If you want to ruin truth, stretch it. – Unknown
Sometimes, we fall prey of pursuing things that occupy the very bottom-list of priority. And as a result, neglecting the things that really matter. This post by Fola pressed from openpleasures.com captures the whole essence of pursuing the things that are really of essence. Hope you’ll find it very helpful.
Very lately, I have been so busy with juggling my job with maternal and wifely duties topped with building a business that I believe that my relationship with God has not been at a place where I would want it to be. Prayer time has become rushed, taking the time to study God’s Word has become a rarity and please don’t even mention a nice quiet time with my loving Father. Our everyday lives are so boxed with too many things on our ‘to-do’ list, many errands to run, many meetings to attend, many goals to accomplish, kids to take care of, business that requires your attention to grow, career that needs you to fly, family that needs you to be an active and not a passive part of their lives and the list is inevitably endless. Now, most of these things are not in themselves bad or sinful, in fact, most if not all of the things we do or pursue to achieve are all good things.