A Guide To The Simple Life

(Special guest writer Leon Webb on his book A Guide To The Simple Life)

Faith. Its something that’s clean, abundant, and easy to come by yet hard to sustain; and if there’s one thing that I have come to learn in the 26 years I have been on this earth, it would be to not judge a book by its cover. At two different times in my life I have had the
opportunity to meet two gentlemen who, for whatever reason, took an interest in me. First, there was Mr. Tiano, who for the most random reason, decided to reach out and have a conversation with me while on vacation with his wife.

Next there was Mr. Brown, who came into my center on his way home from Iraq, with a simple question: “How’s everything going?” I had the opportunity to be inspired yet again. Mr. Brown and I discussed everything from politics, finance, love, books to read, you name it. I
was so engulfed in the conservation we had that I was reminded of faith again.

Here is something from Chapter 2 “Simple ways to a Successful Relationship” 

True love is like a good pair of socks: you gotta have two and they’ve gotta match.

You could read million books that tell you how to be successful in a relationship and still end up single. The fact is, everyone isn’t right for everyone. Have you ever gotten into a small disagreement with your significant other, which led to a full-blown argument, and at the end of the argument, you can’t even remember the original reason you started arguing? More often than not, this is a common mishap in relationships. Although we can’t fully prevent this from happening, there are two important, simple things to remember:

First, no one is perfect. I say this because we tend to want perfection when we fail to truly admit our faults to our biggest critic: ourselves. There will always be disagreements, arguments, and times where our days just suck; just remember your significant other isn’t the enemy.

Second, know when to turn it off. We all want that type of relationship where we can talk about any and every subject with our significant other; but we should know our limits. A simple disagreement doesn’t have to turn into a battle oof wits to prove the other wrong. A healthy couple should be able to challenge the other’s views, opinions, and thoughts to ensure they are thinkingg “critically”. Just remember to be aware of the direction a conservation is going and “know when to turn it off.” It is better to change the subject than the direction of your relationship.

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