Marriage does not
guarantee that two people will be together forever, itís only paper. It takes
love, trust, respect, commitment, understanding, friendship and faith that make
relationship. Most relationships fail because too much time is spent pointing
out each other's mistakes and not enough time enjoying each other's company.
not about finding the right person, but creating the right relationship; it's
how we care in the beginning, but how much we care till the very end.
It is about
loving an imperfect person perfectly.
day, someone will walk into your life and you will see why it
never worked out with anyone else.
Here's a story of a divorce settlement that favorably and pleasingly
turned out in favor of the husband in an unusual way. God sometimes removes people from our lives
to protect us. We should not run after them.
should walk away from anything or from anyone who takes away from us our peace
Every now and
allows us to cry for tears to clear our eyes, so we can clearly see the good
On the first day,
the husband sadly packed his belongings into boxes, crates and suitcases. On
the second day, he had the movers come to collect his things.
On the third day,
he sat down for the last time at their beautiful dining-room table, by
candle-light; he put on some soft background music, and feasted on a pound of
shrimp, a jar of caviar, and a bottle of spring-water.
When he had
finished, he went into each and every room and deposited a few half-eaten
shrimps dipped in caviar into the hollow center of the curtain rods. He then
cleaned up the kitchen and left.
relationship without trust and commitment is like a car with no
gasoline. You can stay in it all you want but it won't go anywhere.
On the fourth
day, the wife came back with her new boyfriend, and at first all was bliss.
Then, slowly, the house began to smell. They tried everything; cleaning,
mopping, and airing-out the place. Vents were checked for dead rodents, and
carpets were steam cleaned. Air fresheners were hung everywhere.
were brought in to set off gas canisters, during which time the two had to move
out for a few days, and in the end they even paid to replace the expensive wool
carpeting. Nothing worked!
coming over to visit. Repairmen refused to work in the house. The maid quit.
Finally, they couldn't take the stench any longer, and decided they had to move,
but a month later, even though they'd cut their price in half, they couldn't
find a buyer for such a stinky house.
Word got out, and
eventually even the local realtors refused to return their calls. Finally,
unable to wait any longer for a purchaser, they had to borrow a huge sum of
money from the bank to purchase a new place.
Then the ex
called the woman and asked how things were going. She told him the saga of the
rotting house. He listened politely and said that he missed his old home
terribly and would be willing to reduce his divorce settlement in exchange for
having the house.
Knowing he could
have no idea how bad the smell really was, she agreed on a price that was only
1/10 of what the house had been worth ... but only if he would sign the
papers that very day. He agreed, and within two hours her lawyers delivered the
A week later the
woman and her boyfriend stood smiling as they watched the moving company pack
everything to take to their new home ... and just to spite the ex-husband, they
even took the curtain rods !!!
I love a happy
ending, don't you....?
We will never find the right person if we never let go of the wrong ones. When the wrong people leave our lives, the right things
By Tim Pedrosa
Sometimes God gives
us the wrong people before giving us the right one, so that when
the right comes, we know how to appreciate the gift. Believe me,
it really happens.