Love is a verb

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“My wife and I just don’t have the same feelings for each other we used to have.

I guess I just don’t love her anymore and she doesn’t love me.

What can i do?”
“The feeling isn’t there anymore?” I asked.
“That’s right,” he reaffirmed. “And we have three children we’re really concerned about. What do you suggest?”
“love her,” I replied.
“I told you, the feeling just isn’t there anymore.”
“Love her.”
“You don’t understand. the feeling of love just isn’t there.”
“Then love her. If the feeling isn’t there, that’s a good reason to love her.”
“But how do you love when you don’t love?” 

“My friend , love is a verb. Love – the feeling – is a fruit of love, the verb.

So love her.

Serve her.

Sacrifice.

Listen to her.

Empathize.

Appreciate.

Affirm her.

Are you willing to do that?”

 (Credit: words of Stephen R. Covey)

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The only way we can

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The only way that we can live, is if we grow.

The only way that we can grow is if we change.

The only way that we can change is if we learn.

The only way we can learn is if we are exposed.

And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open.

Do it.Throw yourself.

( Credit; words of  C. JoyBell C.)