Can someone tell me how to retain relationships? I seem to have lost all of mine.

So, we’ve had our moment of breaking the ice and having that first unbelievable conversation, what next?

In some cases, our views of people from afar are most times contrary to who they really are. You can’t tell a nervous person, for instance, from afar until you’re close enough to something or an activity that brings out that trait in them. In some cases, it’s better to appreciate people from afar and eulogize their seemingly perfect persona that makes you want to be close to them. I say this because once we get to know people, with all their good sides and bad sides, their flaws and weakness, we tend to let those traits form some sort of diminishing returns on our relationship with that person. A friend said to me once that it takes a sincere person to know you for who you are, imperfections and all, and still love you unconditionally. … More Can someone tell me how to retain relationships? I seem to have lost all of mine.

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It wasn’t the nail that pierced him: Isaiah 53:4-5

My daughter asked, “Mummy, why did the people kill Jesus?”

I said to her the people killed Jesus Christ because that was the reason He came to the world – to die for the salvation of humanity. So I suppose the people didn’t know they were doing Him good when they put Him to death.

My son asked, “Why do they call it Good Friday?”

As opposed to the dramatic and painful death of Jesus Christ that good and kind hearted people might have considered a Bad Friday, Christians call it Good Friday because it was the day humanity was once again reconciled to Him in the way He meant for us as in the days of Adam and Eve. So if we really want to show appreciate and love to Jesus Christ for what He did for us, we should love and each other and reverence Him in return. … More It wasn’t the nail that pierced him: Isaiah 53:4-5

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