Finding LOVE where you're at

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with 3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co. #9001154

People find LOVE where they are at. Some people find LOVE at their lowest point in life. Some people at their peak.

My first encounter with LOVE was when I was little girl in 1st and 2nd Grde. I didn't have much exposure to LOVE at that point.

Then at 17, I encountered a frightening experience. As I was cycling to my tutor's house, a flasher flashed at me while he was on the motorcycle. I screamed and peddled as fast as I could to get away. I found myself shaken at my tutor's home. His wife told me about LOVE. Then, life moved on.

At 28, I hit the lowest point in my life. I had my personal home I couldn't sell. It was a pride buster. I was in a chain reaction car wreck by an 18-wheeler and that incident left me a messed up back. I could no longer run long distance. Couple of weeks later, my left eye was attacked by some bacteria eating my kornea. I was prepared to go blind in one eye. Could life get any worse?

Then, LOVE found me where I'm at.

I read more about LOVE in a book called the Purpose Drive Life by Rick Warren. Life began to have a much more bigger purpose than just to exist.

Life has never been the same again.

I hope you will find LOVE too where you are at.

 

Scripture of the Week:

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love

1 John 4:8

 

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Rainmaker
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
Keller Williams 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
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We find love when we are open to receiving it....and you were and are and have found the positive attitude that it breeds as well...have a great day.

Aug 01, 2010 07:04 AM #1
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Ginny Gorman
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Loreena, i've always found kahil gibran's words on love true - love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course...and you are finding it...everyone needs to find it to grow as painful as it may be..best to you

Aug 01, 2010 07:19 AM #2
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Michele Miller ~ REALTOR®, LMC, HSE, CHS
Keller Williams Greater Worcester - Worcester, MA
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Loreena,

Thank you for sharing this post. God works in myterious ways. LOVE the Purpose Driven Life!

Aug 01, 2010 07:36 AM #3
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Dan Edward Phillips
Dan Edward Phillips, Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, CA - Eureka, CA
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Hi Loreena, thank you for the great post and the great scripture selection!

Aug 01, 2010 07:55 AM #4
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"New Franklin MA Homes"

Loreena.....thank you for sharing that story....I have read the book The Purpose Driven Life....loved it.

Aug 01, 2010 08:19 AM #5
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Charita Cadenhead
Keller Williams Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

Loreena, not only is God love, but God IS....

Aug 01, 2010 09:58 AM #6
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Rick Obst
Eugene, OR
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Sometimes you find love where you least expect it.  You have to be open to it when it happens.

Aug 01, 2010 10:28 AM #7
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Karen Winters
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Koenig Rubloff Realty Group - Chicago, IL
Buying, selling & living in beautiful Chicago, IL

I woke up with this on my heart and mind and here it is in print.  Thank you Loreena for starting our Sundays with your God First posts.

Aug 01, 2010 12:35 PM #8
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Norma Toering
Charlemagne International Properties - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A. CA

The Purpose Driven Life is a life-changer--I dust off my copy every now and then.  Life becomes more meaningful when we overcome the challenges placed before us. 

Aug 01, 2010 12:36 PM #9
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Ted Tyndall
Davidson Realty Inc. - Saint Augustine, FL
FL Homes for Sale-Palencia, World Golf Village,Nocatee,St. Augustine

Loreena, great reading for a Sunday. That was a fabulous book.

Aug 01, 2010 12:54 PM #10
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Paula McDonald
Chevaux Group, PLLC - The Woodlands, TX
CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279

Yes, a great Sunday read.  The ultimate love, Jesus gives me the love that sustains me.  Have a blessed day!

Aug 01, 2010 06:22 PM #11
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Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County

Loreena, great post and I love Jesus, my savior. He is LOVE and all things.  Thanks for this writing and look forward to next Sunday's post.

Aug 01, 2010 10:53 PM #12
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Shirley Parks
Sands Realty 210-414-0966 - San Antonio, TX
Broker, 210-414-0966, San Antonio TX Homes

Hi Loreena, it is sometimes hard to love where we are but it may well be that where we are is where we need to be to fulfill God's plan for our lives.

Aug 01, 2010 11:27 PM #13
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Alexander Harb
Knights Investing - Mesquite, TX
Dallas, Texas Real Estate Investing

NICE post, sister... we all have things to go through in life, don't we??

I am glad you looked to the Creator for your perspectives on what you were going through, rather than the world system and other things that would take you away from the knowledge of God and His kingdom in Jesus our Messiah.....

I am featuring this post in,"Christianity and Real Estate".

=-)

Aug 02, 2010 10:30 AM #14
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Loreena Yeo
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Thanks for the feature, Alex. I hope you are doing awesome too.

Yes, we are told not to conform to this world. But instead be transformed.

Aug 02, 2010 10:34 AM #15
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Irina Riley
Blue Picket Realty - Woodland Park, CO
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Loreena, God bless your heart! How bad the world would be without Love!  

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