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5 Ways to Know Your Relationship Will Fail (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 355)


“Relationships-of all kinds-are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.”
— Kaleel Jamison

We all want our relationships to be successful. But some traits and attitudes will put you on the fast track to failure. If you understand what some of those are early in life, you will be able to develop and maintain meaningful and sincere relationships at every stage of life.

If it is done in the right way, relationships are very difficult. It has great rewards as well as equally great risks. Sometimes, you have to put yourself on the line and at other times, the other person has to put himself on the line. In the give and take, you want to make sure both are done equitably. Read more…

Look Out for Others (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/06/16)

Look Out for Others (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/06/16) (Right-click to download)

Look Out for Others (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/06/16)
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We shouldn’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for the well-being of others.


The Way You Do It

Francis Gay tells the following story in “The Friendship Book”:

“As the bus slowed down at the crowded bus stop, the Pakistani bus conductor leaned from the platform and called out, ‘Six only!’ The bus stopped. He counted on six passengers, rang the bell, and then, as the bus moved off, called to those left behind: ‘So sorry, plenty of room in my heart – but the bus is full.’ He left behind a row of smiling faces. It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it.”
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Doing the Little Things

Doing the little things on a consistent basis is what life is all about. People need many things and oftentimes they do not know how or do not choose to get it. If you keep doing small things for others, you may never know the difference that you make in their lives. But they will always remember you. It’s not what we do for credit, but what we do to make a difference in the lives of people around us.
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