Summary : ' Ephesians 5 : 15-17

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Bascom.Session1.Journal. Be Careful then how you live-not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity,because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lords will is.” Ephesians 5:15-17 Throughout my life I have been faced with an abundance of obstacles to overcome and decisions that needed to be made. Needless to say,the choices I’ve made weren’t always what people considered the “right” ones. There were times when I thought I had to work harder than others to get what I needed and times if I would have just opened my eyes and accepted what was good for me I could have more than I could have ever dreamed of. Or so that’s what my mom says . But I really think that’s a matter of her opinion. I…show more content…
All I would do was shut him out and he could not keep keep living that way. So he felt he had to look for love somewhere else leaving me and our 10 month old son. And how did I react- I took him to court because I felt material satisfaction and financial satisfaction was easier than trying to open up my feelings instead of trying to save my marriage. ),a 2nd “common law marriage” as they say in Texas-which I know is not right in Gods eyes- because we were living together for eight years and had 2 beautiful daughters who are now 11 and 9 yrs old, which also ended in divorce. (also due to my inablility to commit whole heartedly with my feelings and love him the way he felt I needed to love him.) But here is where it gets a little more complicated. Spending eight years in a loveless marriage trying to love someone is not a way to live. It causes problems and complications and arguments. You begin to grow feelings of anger towards the other person. A marriage of convienience is what he called our marriage. Its cheaper and easier to stay and tolerate our situation than to start over was the reasoning used to justify sticking around. Soon it was too much for either to handle and ways were parted. I was Single with three kids and no college degree- seemed like the world was against me. What did I do to deserve this . I had to stop and reevaluate the whole situation. I had to stop and pray like I should have been from the begginning. Taking

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