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We glorify God in our relationships when we put our needs aside and base our decisions on what serves the interests of the other person. Listen to the kinds of questions we ask when we’re guided by a selfless desire to do what’s best for another:

-Is starting this relationship now what’s best for him?
-Will expressing all my feelings now serve her?
-Are my actions encouraging him to love God more?
-Am I communicating clearly and in a way that helps her?
-Does the way I dress encourage him to have a pure heart?
-Will kissing her be what’s best for her in the long run?

A selfless desire to do what’s best for the other person can guide us in the big and small decisions of a relationship.


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Boy Meets Girl by Joshua Harris (via justkeeppraying)

Sweet

" Deepening intimacy without defining a level of commitment is dangerous. It`s like going mountain climbing with a partner who isn’t sure she wants the responsibility of holding your rope. When you’ve climbed two thousand feet up a mountain face, you don`t want to have a conversation about how she feels “tied down” by your relationship. In the same way, many people experience deep hurt when they open themselves up emotionally and physically only to be abandoned by someone who proclaims he’s not ready for a serious commitment.


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Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye (via set-apartgirl)

True

" Just because something is good doesn’t mean we should pursue it right now. We have to remember that the right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing.


- I Kissed Dating Goodbye (Joshua Harris)

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Cornerstone ❤️❤️❤️

Cornerstone ❤️❤️❤️

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1,090 notes - reblogged from hewillreign 2 weeks ago
Posted on Jul 4, 2014 at 2PM

quads-for-the-gods:

bottlesofnerdfightingelephants:

damnoosa:

nessthebeautifulmess:

Powerful & creative imagery

the food and education made me sad.

I have always been fascinated by these ‘world of 100 people’ things, I remember spending hours thinking through the ones on a poster at church when I was 9 or so. It really, really makes some really important stuff so blindingly clear, in numbers we can understand. And it should, I hope it does, inspire us to act. 

Amazing post.

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202,162 notes - reblogged from stephiejae 2 weeks ago

holliewymore:

There’s something you need to know. Your heart is a cup, and that cup needs filling. Many spend their entire lives filling it with fickle things and never understand why they’re left wanting more, aching for more. You were built for community. You were built with the desire to be built up by others. At some point we have to come to the realization that despite the fact that we feel the need for that from others, the only true filling of that cup will be from Jesus. That being said, use a filter when it comes to those closest to your heart. Where it isn’t their job to fill your cup on their own, be mindful that those filling your cup should be those filling you with eternal things. One of life’s many challenges is finding the people who are willing to do that. They aren’t common, and chances are, you’re probably looking for those people. We all are. Think of those closest to you. Your cup is being filled with something, good or bad. And just like we get to choose what we fill the cups of others with, we also get to decide what fills our cup. Find the good in others and fill their cup as much as you can. Find the people who are willing to do the same. They won’t show up by the hundreds, but they are around. Sometimes you have to wait and sometimes you have to go out searching. Find them and keep them close.

We all need our cups to be filled :)

holliewymore:

There’s something you need to know. Your heart is a cup, and that cup needs filling. Many spend their entire lives filling it with fickle things and never understand why they’re left wanting more, aching for more. You were built for community. You were built with the desire to be built up by others. At some point we have to come to the realization that despite the fact that we feel the need for that from others, the only true filling of that cup will be from Jesus. That being said, use a filter when it comes to those closest to your heart. Where it isn’t their job to fill your cup on their own, be mindful that those filling your cup should be those filling you with eternal things. One of life’s many challenges is finding the people who are willing to do that. They aren’t common, and chances are, you’re probably looking for those people. We all are. Think of those closest to you. Your cup is being filled with something, good or bad. And just like we get to choose what we fill the cups of others with, we also get to decide what fills our cup. Find the good in others and fill their cup as much as you can. Find the people who are willing to do the same. They won’t show up by the hundreds, but they are around. Sometimes you have to wait and sometimes you have to go out searching. Find them and keep them close.

We all need our cups to be filled :)

143 notes - reblogged from runnin-onfaith 2 weeks ago

" Love is not a feeling. It is an overmastering passion—to cast ourselves down like a waterfall, in happy giving, asking for nothing in return except for the joy of doing so. When we really begin to learn and practice that lesson we shall begin to feel “at home” in the eternal word of selfless love. It is not some special feeling one waits for, nor some special person to evoke the love. It is an attitude of will. I will cast myself down in giving. The lower I go, the more love I am able to transmit from God to others, just like the Lord of Love himself, who was not content until He found the lowest place in the Universe.


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Hannah Hurnard (via unseenjourney)

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Countdown starts now… #26daystogo

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 at 11PM

Bystander Revolution: Nina Dobrev | Don’t Perpetuate It. [Cyber-bullying]

True! #notocyberbullying

2,260 notes - reblogged from takeme-awayxoxo 3 weeks ago

Memories….

Would it be best if I erase every memory of you?