Sometimes, a self evaluation is in order.
Am I bringing out the best or worst in you?
Sometimes, a friend evaluation is in order.
Are you drawing out the magic or the madness from me?
The answers to these questions should reveal truth and reality in a way that causes our hearts to long for perfection.
Too often, we are seeking comfort of sedation so much that we settle for chaos and pain.
If I am creating turmoil and injury for your heart, I need to change or leave to bring the calm.
If you are stirring turbulence and tumult for my soul, you need to halt or be removed to bring rest.
Too often, we search for a cease fire when we should be waging war or removing ourselves from the battleground.
Peace is more important than popularity.
Stability is more important than the spotlight.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.Psalm 34:14
Nevertheless the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam, but the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the Lord your God loves you. 6 You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days forever.Deuteronomy 23:5-6