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Love

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by jch-singer, May 19, 2007.

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  1. yes

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  2. no

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  3. not sure

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  1. jch-singer

    jch-singer New Member

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    When two people love each other, can they just walk away from one another when they have hard times? :tear:
     
  2. Scarlett O.

    Scarlett O. Well-Known Member

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    Well.....yes, they can.

    Love makes people do strange things and so do hard times. One might say, "I'll stick by you to the bitter end!! :love2: But when that bitter end gets here, unfortunately, some don't keep their word. Some do.

    Is it because they didn't love enough?

    I think it's because they either didn't love maturely or never actually loved with genuine love at all.

    I Corinthians 13 (paraphrased)
    • Love is patient.
    • Love is kind.
    • Love is not jealous.
    • Love doesn't brag.
    • Love isn't full of itself.
    • Love behaves with manners.
    • Love always seeks the other one's needs first.
    • Love doesn't get angry at the drop of a hat.
    • Love doesn't dwell on past mistakes.
    • Love doesn't say, "I told you so!!"
    • Love embraces the truth about the other one.
    • Love bears everything.
    • Love believes and hopes for all the best of things.
    • Love can survive anything.
    • Love never fails.
    When people stray from this list and start to allow things to get between themselves and those they love, then yes, people can abandon even those they claim to love. Some common factors are jealousy, taking the other person for granted, holding on like a pit bull to the past mistakes of those we love, focusing on current mistakes of loved ones, self-centeredness which leads to having a "short-fuse" and no patience, and worst of all, falling for the lie from the world that love has to be perfect for us to be in a loving relationship. Why should a loving relationship be perfect when people are not perfect.

    People turn their backs on those they love everyday all across the world.
     
    #2 Scarlett O., May 19, 2007
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  3. jch-singer

    jch-singer New Member

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    You really know what your talking about! Thank you Scarlett O! That helped me out alot.:thumbs:
     
  4. donnA

    donnA New Member

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    I think Scarlet is right.
    I also think people do walk away from someone they love because they do not with a self sacrificing love, they love selfishly.
     
  5. webdog

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    Jch singer...Ummm...I hope Kim Bennet is your wife, or you will experience this firsthand :laugh:​
     
  6. jch-singer

    jch-singer New Member

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    Kim Bennett is not my wife, but I love and respect her more then anything.:love2:
     
  7. jch-singer

    jch-singer New Member

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    :laugh: :laugh: I wish I could see everyones face that read that!:laugh: Let me explain myself, I'm 18 getting ready to go on 19 and I'm single, but I would like to make Kim Bennett my wife someday, I'm not sure if that will happen or not, but I'll let God lead in our lives.:godisgood:
     
  8. webdog

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    I assumed the woman in the picture was your wife. You look a lot older than 18, btw!

    What I should have said was... "Jch singer...Ummm...I hope Kim Bennet is the woman in the picture, or you will experience this firsthand :laugh:
     
  9. jch-singer

    jch-singer New Member

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    Yes that is Kim with me in the picture,:thumbs: and is that you in the picture you have? lol:laugh:
     
  10. webdog

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    Yeah, that's me. My parents push me real hard. Typed 40 wpm at 6 months... :laugh:
     
  11. Dr. Bob

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    Sometimes "Walking Away" is actually demonstrating a selfless sort of love.
     
  12. kimb1113

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    Josh, if you really agreed with what she was saying. Then you wouldnt be turning from God during hard times in your life like you are now...Hmmmm??
     
  13. SBCPreacher

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    Sounds like somebody's in trouble!!
     
  14. kimb1113

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    LOL! No, I'm not saying it in a mean way at all. Just, I dont think Josh really sticks to what he says alot of times, but he's not in trouble! And, I'm not at all mad or upset with him. But, he isnt taking things the best way right now! That's all!:laugh:
     
  15. jch-singer

    jch-singer New Member

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    kimb1113 I tried to run my life the way I wanted, but I'm doing better now. I'm glad God is forgiving!:thumbs:
     
  16. Magnetic Poles

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    What I don't understand is this...is it love or money?

    The Beatles sang two conflicting songs:

    "Your lovin' gives me a thrill,
    But your lovin' don't pay my bills,
    So give me money, that's what I want"

    and then

    "I don't care to much for money,
    'Cause money can't buy me love"

    :laugh:
     
  17. kimb1113

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    Good, I'm so proud of you!! :godisgood: It's great that you're trying to get your life back on track!! Yay you!!:thumbs:
     
  18. FBCPastorsWife

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    Kind of harsh to put that on a public forum...isn't it?
     
  19. kimb1113

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    Yup, it was! Which is why I apologized to him!:thumbs: Sorry!
     
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    bump.....,...............................
     
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