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.
If you continue to withdraw your love when I do wrong I’ll spend the rest of my life obsessed about it though I won’t really know it.
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ”
Grace isn’t about what’s fair, it isn’t about what we deserve it’s about who God is.
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.
We live in a society where people are afraid or don’t know how to own their feelings.
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.
Everyone wants to be loved. Every little boy and girl wants to know that they matter to Daddy. And we carry this longing in our hearts as adults. It’s in all of our nature, God created us this way.