Monday, January 21, 2008

Soul Mates

* I am able to see my personal abilities and inabilities in balanced perspective

* I often put my spouse first through small acts of service

* I welcome advice from my spouse on many topics and problems

* I admit when I am wrong

* I accept apologies from my spouse and offer forgiveness freely

* I respond graciously when I'm right and my spouse is wrong

I found this checklist a long time ago, during my surfing of information. It seemed to be a very timely reminder. I've been blessed with the opportunity to share my life with a soul mate. A person who is always with me...sees me at my utmost worst and helps me to shine. I'm to be his helpmate...a support, encouragement, ears which will hear and allow the day to melt away, give unconditional love and so very much more.

This checklist just seems to be a very important piece in the whole sharing of life with a soul mate.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008


Sometimes I find myself thinking, "Why?" So many variations come to mind and for so many circumstances. Then I realize how terrible it must sound to you for me to say those things. It's not my right to question, especially since you don't cause everything to happen...especially since there was never some magical promise of a life free from suffering, pain, uncertainty, etc.

Guide me...mold me...please Lord. Break me down and rebuild me where that needs occur. Soften me in places that need softened. Purify and refine me in the places that require it. Give me strength and endurance for the race ahead. Give me a heart that yearns to lift up the people around me. Give me a heart that's burdened for my city, province, country and the world.

Always help my eyes stay focused on their first love...