I am no expert...these are simply opinions!
Have you ever been in a relationship or are currently in one? If not, remember this point when you get into one. You see, the bible asks the woman to RESPECT her husband and for a husband to LOVE his wife. I bet you already know that! No? Ok well, women, from my experience, are very emotional creatures (and sure, there are a few exceptions and outliers). It is only natural that the emotions of a woman often trumps her logic...Unless of course, you've been in practice and or part of that outlier :) And for a man, respect is the glue that keeps the male ego together. Was God wrong to create us the way he did? Or did God create a perfect system for a man and a woman to exist in their elements and be the perfect puzzle for one another? It is said that women are from Venus and Men are from Mars; this point is only emphasized by the that a man is logical and a woman emotional...that's why they work! Now, before you come for me, again, there are some exceptions! :)
You see, with the above relationship, it has been my observation that when there is a problem in the relationship (regardless of who is wrong), the moment a man says..."baby/hun/darling...(whatever is your preference), I'm so sorry!" The woman's emotions are immediately shut down! Keep in mind...I did not say the man was wrong (although, they often are lol). There are some really 'sideways' women too lol Nonetheless, at this point, the words "I'm sorry", breaks down her defenses. To any wise individual, logical conversations can begin to occur because the emotions have been 'handled'! Otherwise, that woman can go on for several days acting like someone killed her dog. Hummmm (rolling my eyes). I also did not say this behavior was right...However, based on the type of relationship and atmosphere you have cultivated, you can choose your battle.
This too is the state in which we find this nation. The woman is so mad and needs a SINCERE APOLOGY. Not that which says I just want you to shut up because I don't really mean it and I don't feel like hearing your mouth! The woman sees right through that. Meanwhile, a sincere apology will begin to bring about a change in behavior. There are no two ways about it! Any woman (in the case, black America) can only take so much before the proverbial camel's back is broken. America, will you offer a SINCERE APOLOGY? According to www.dictionary.com, Faith is confidence or trust in a person or thing, or from a biblical stance; Hebrews 11:1 illustrates Faith as the assurance that the things revealed and promised in the Word of God are true, even though unseen, and gives the believer a conviction that what he expects in faith, will come to pass. As you can see, America's Bride no longer has faith nor does she feel safe, protected, or love! Has she ever? Has her faith completely diminished despite her resilience? YESSSSS!
What's next? A revival is defined at "restoration to life, consciousness, vigor, strength, etc. and or awakening, in a church or community, of interest in and care for matters relating to personal religion"...and conviction. This is what is needed; not only in America but around the globe! What have you deduced? America's bride is awakened from her slumber! America, would you let her just walk out? For the rest of the world, Africa is also experiencing this revival. Oppression of any race/sect of people is no longer an option!
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Remember, you are and can be an agent of peace and change. Seek the Almighty in all your dealings and lean not on your own understanding! We serve a great God! Until next time,