So many people believe that love means I get all of my needs met 100% percent of the time with the exact person that I want who looks the way I want and says all the things that I want at the right time and they’re just perfect and they’re going to love me even though I’m not perfect. Well that is just unrealistic.
There is a lot of advice floating around in literature, various social circles and the church on how to find love. I used to be an avid consumer of relationship literature however, I am afraid we have taken a lot of this secular and non-secular relationship advice as the Gospel Truth, overlooking the fact that God has an individual plan for everybody that also includes an individual love story.
I truly think modern dating culture is all jacked up. There are so many common trends that I see among Christian and non-Christian dating circles that make no sense.
Learning to love yourself is a life-long process. Instead of trying to figure out your worth in someone else’s eyes women and men need to know firstly how much God loves them and then secondly they need to grow in love towards themselves.
Back in 2015 I stopped communicating with someone I had grown to like as more than a friend. I was disappointed about the way things ended and I wrote a few poems about it.
Love requires growth. Love involves risk. Love is not safe.
I’ve been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award!
In life there will be people and situations that you have to confront. Don’t run. Or you’ll spend the rest of your life doing so.
I was invited to speak as a guest on the Butterfly Evolution radio show November 16th, 2015. Click the link for playback: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butterflyevolution/2015/11/17/lipstick-and-the-word
I’ve had a lot of experience with pain in my life; more than some people, less than others. Pain is an unavoidable part of the human experience. In some form or fashion we’ve all hurt.