We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.— Robert Fulghum
Fascinating Our Relationship quotations
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
Our life is full of brokenness - broken relationships, broken promises, broken expectations. How can we live with that brokenness without becoming bitter and resentful except by returning again and again to God's faithful presence in our lives.
Our relationship with each other is the criterion the world uses to judge whether our message is truthful - Christian community is the final apologetic.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
You must never sacrifice your relationship with God for the sake of a relationship with another person.
Love in the Arab world is like a prisoner, and I want to set (it) free.
I want to free the Arab soul, sense and body with my poetry. The relationships between men and women in our society are not healthy.
The heart surrenders everything to the moment.
The mind judges and holds back. In most of our human relationships, we spend much of our time reassuring one another that our costumes of identity are on straight. When we see the Beloved in each person, it's like walking through a garden, watching flowers bloom all around us.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
Power is not brute force and money; power is in your spirit. Power is in your soul. It is what your ancestors, your old people gave you. Power is in the earth; it is in your relationship to the earth.
We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.
Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.
If you're abest during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.
Freedom is not the ability to do anything we want, whenever we want.
Rather, FREEDOM is the ability to live responsibly the truth of our relationship with God and with one another.
Jesus taught that your highest priority must be your relationship with Him.
If anything detracts you from that relationship, that activity is not from God. God will not ask you to do something that hinders your relationship with Christ.
What might God be trying to grow in your character or cement in your relationship with Him by keeping you separated from some of the things you want but don’t yet have?
Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.
Everything you do is based on the choices you make.
It's not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period.
However good or bad you feel about your relationship, the person you are with at this moment is the "right" person, because he or she is the mirror of who you are inside.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden.
Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
We forget that God's primary goal is not changing our situations or relationships so that we can be happy, but changing us through our situations and relationships so that we will be holy.
How do you show up for your relationships? Are you healthy or crippled? Are you prepared or needy? Are you ready to give or too tired to talk?
If your relationship to the present moment is not right - nothing can ever be right in the future - because when the future comes - it's the present moment.
Don't inflict pains from your past on your present relationships.
Progression, in my opinion, is often identifying shortcomings - whether it's views or the things you're doing in your life, your relationships - and trying to find the places where you improve on those.
If you make your relationship with your Inner Being your top priority, and you deliberately choose thoughts that allow your alignment, you will consistently offer the greatest advantage to others with whom you interact. Only when you are aligned with your Source do you have anything to offer another.
Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student. At least they can find Kuwait.
If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.
We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.
When you let God be God you can let humans be humans.
When we place God in His rightful place in our lives, we don't struggle so much when human relationships let us down.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spending your brightest days with.
According to energy medicine, we are all living history books.
Our bodies contain our histories- every chapter, line and verse of every event and relationship in our lives. As our lives unfold, our biological health becomes a living, breathing biographical statement that conveys our strengths, weaknesses, hopes and fears.
Misanthropes have some admirable if paradoxical virtues.
It is no exaggeration to say that we are among the nicest people you are likely to meet. Because good manners build sturdy walls, our distaste for intimacy makes us exceedingly cordial "ships that pass in the night." As long as you remain a stranger we will be your friend forever.
The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.
If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's your fault.
Distance never seperates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad cuz I miss you I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.
Community [is] a group of individuals who have learned how to communicate honestly with each other, whose relationships go deeper than their masks of composure, and who have developed some significant commitment to "rejoice together, mourn together," and to "delight in each other, make others' conditions our own.
The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision.
How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.
Because the relationship between self and world is reciprocal, it is not a matter of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the Earth, the Earth heals us. No need to wait. As we care enough to take risks, we loosen the grip of ego and begin to come home to our true nature.
Every relationship has a spiritual purpose that helps us grow and become stronger. Sometimes, our most challenging relationships bring the greatest personal blessings. From them we learn about forgiveness, patience, and other virtues.
To love someone is to acknowledge the goodness of who they are.
Through loving a person we awaken their awareness of their own innate goodness. It is as though they cannot know how worthy they are until they look into the mirror of our love and see themselves.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
All the while, believe me, I prayed our night would last twice as long.