10/5/14

Relationships and Driving

Your relationships with people, whether they be love or simply friendship, are just like your driving. Be honest, your driving could be better and so could your relationships.

Everyone has a routine they go through when they drive. Mirrors. Check. Seatbelt. Check. Music. Check. We all like to get comfortable as fast as we possibly can. Then we throw our vehicle into drive and start rolling. As we cruise along our minds will drift, you might even pull out your phone and start texting; shame on you. You glance down for just a second and when you look up a car is cutting you off. In a fit of passive aggressive rage you accelerate around the four-wheeled jerk just to show them an obscene gesture. During this shenanigan you run through a red light with a police officer starring you down.

Just like our driving, we do things to our relationships that we obviously shouldn't. Most of us try and get as comfortable as fast as we can in a relationship. This usually means we get lazy. We also get distracted, and quickly forget about whats important. We start doing things that are more risky than they are safe. And like all relationships, somebody will do something that hurts us. Just like the flawed humans we are, we won't always make the right choices. We may even passive aggressively act out against anyone who harmed us; even if they are a loved one.

At this point we've already allowed ourselves to get lazy, we took an unnecessary risk, which has led to us overreacting to someone else's mistake. How much worse could this get?

Well, you could, for instance, crash.

Sometimes we treat something very serious, like driving a 3000 pound metal box dozens of miles per hour, as if it's nothing. Our relationships are more serious than we treat them sometimes. We can't just take our eyes off of the road, because this leads to a chance of crashing. And when we crash things are destroyed and lives are affected.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

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The impact of three different forms of warm up on performance


The Effects of Glucose Supplementation on Barbell Velocity and Fatiguability in Weightlifting - A pilot study"

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