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Reason, Season, or Life

There is nothing wrong with me - or you. It is our relationship with ourselves and life that is dysfunctional. We are Spiritual beings who came into body in an emotionally dishonest, Spiritually hostile environment where everyone was trying to do human according to false belief systems. We were taught to expect life to be something that it isn't. It isn't our fault that things are so screwed up it is however our responsibility to change the things we can within ourself." 

                                                                                        (Column "Expectations" By Robert Burney)


People come into your life for a Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime.
When  you know which one it is for a person,
you will know what to do for that  person.
When someone is in your life for a REASON,
it is usually to meet a need  you have expressed.

They have come to assist you through a difficulty,
to  provide you with guidance and support,
to aid you physically, emotionally, or spiritually.
They may seem like a Godsend, and they are!
They are there  for the reason you need them to be.
Then, without any wrong doing on your part,
or at an inconvenient time,
this person will say or do something to  bring the relationship to an end. Sometimes they die. Sometimes they walk away.
Sometimes they act up and force you to take a stand.
What we must realize is that our need has been met,
our desire fulfilled, their work is done.
The prayer you sent up has been answered, and now it is time to move on.
Some people come into your life for a SEASON,
because your turn has come to share, grow, or learn.
They bring you an experience of peace, or make you laugh.
They may teach you something you have never done.
They usually give you an unbelievable amount of joy.
Believe it! It is real! But, only for a season.
LIFE TIME relationships teach you lifetime lessons:
things you must build  upon in order to have a solid emotional foundation.
Your job is to accept the lesson, love the person, and put what you have learned to use in all other relationships and areas of your life.
It is said that love is blind but friendship is clairvoyant.

                                             Submitted By DJ

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One Day At A Time In Relationships:

Relationship ODAT Survival Guide - Intro

The Eating Disorders Resource Centre

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