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How to avoid bad decisions dating

And we share several common fundamental passions that have cemented our relationship including a passion for our faith and music. It was to be an innocent date; with innocent conversation.

” (Post #38) Lessons Learned by a Dating Widower According to , no one knows the origination of the term “Geez Louise”, but it has been used for many years.

I have fallen in love with ‘Louise’, and have proposed to her, the woman of my dreams! I expected that if all went well, I’d probably ask her for a 2nd, and perhaps a 3rd date; but most likely, that would be the extent of our interest.

We are responsible to take care of ourselves so that we are not operating at a deficit.

We are responsible to make sure we are filled and built up first so that we serve our purpose, our families, our jobs, etc. Taking care of ourselves increases the chance that everything else in our lives will go well.

Haste is defined as acting with excessive speed without insufficient consideration. We look at everyone’s highlight reels and photos social media and wonder if our time will ever come.

This means making the daily choice to heal our own lives and take care of ourselves FIRST before trying to fix, help, heal, and deliver other people.It also means to remember that life happens THRU us not TO us. 3 Ways to Avoid Operating in a Spirit of Haste Beloveds, we cannot afford to operate in a spirit of haste, especially in the treacherous times we are living in.

What’s truly amazing, ‘Louise’ has so many outstanding attributes, I’m convinced God knew my needs better than I did! What’s really stunning is that ‘Louise’ has read this blog – the same one you’re reading now . We open ourselves up to the wiles and attacks of the enemy because the spirit of haste diminishes the effectiveness of our spiritual armor.I encourage you today to slow down and be led by God in all that you do and not let the Spirit of Haste overtake you! But you’ve got to believe me; all the other descriptions in the paragraph above were true. That list of ‘gotta-haves’ that my future wife HAD to ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY have? That list was driven by worldly values, not godly values. BUT I learned that list of ‘gotta-haves’ of mine was misguided. Just like others that I’ve dated, I expected that she’d be cute – and that I’d be respectful; that she’d be interesting – and that I’d be conversational; that she’d exhibit refinement – and that I’d exhibit chivalry.