SEE WHY YOU DON’T GET HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT
(It used to happen to me too).
There’s an account I know I don’t have money in right now.
If I go to the ATM with the card for that account to withdraw money, and it doesn’t pay me, why should I get angry or feel betrayed?
For me to withdraw money, I must have done different things to put money into the account so when I need to withdraw, I’ll get money.
That’s how you should view relationships.
Every relationship around you has a relationship account, and two kinds of transactions occur: Savings and Withdrawal.
Here’s an example.
When I’m in any city, I go out of my way to meet with people I haven’t seen in a while.
Last time I was in Lagos, i met up with Wendy Ologe . It was stressful for both of us because we had a long day, but we still met up. Savings.
Some months ago, my friend was having some personal issues and needed to talk. He called me and just said “Bro, I’m overwhelmed, I need to talk”.
I showed up, we discussed, had a few drinks and he felt better. Savings.
Some weeks ago, I needed to make a payment and I didn’t have the complete money. I called my friend, he just asked, which account GTB or First bank? Withdrawal.
Wendy and I have been planning to collaborate to do a conference on Home Structure Business Structure. At our last brother and sister in the Lord hangout, we agreed to do it next year. Withdrawal.
You see how it works?
Some of us only remember we have secondary school friends when we need money.
Some of us remember university friends when we are down.
Some of us remember family when we have needs, or there’s traditional wedding, or burial. (I’m still working on this one).
I’m in Wendy’s Intentional Parenting class (and yes a paid) and I’m learning that ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE MUST BE LIVED INTENTIONALLY.
Start saving today in your relationships, even with family and friends.
Give gifts this Christmas.
Call to check up on people.
Visit people just to help out.
Do a sleepover in your own house and invite your friends kids so she and her husband can have date night.
Buy food stuff in bulk (from the north, it’s cheaper) and share with some people.
Invest in your relationship bank account, so that WHEN(NOT IF) you need to WITHDRAW, something will come out.