It is almost impossible to truly live a purposeful life if you are clinging to lies. Truth sets us free and gives us freedom to walk with purpose!
I know you want to be married. I do too, sis. However, I know that God is good, His thoughts toward us are good, and He knows what’s best for us. So, with His best in mind, God set you up to be in the right position, at the right time, for the right cause. And that is His Kingdom cause.
When I started college, I had a conversation with myself and decided to not date just to date. It took me a couple of years before I met someone I liked and that’s okay. Don’t get me wrong, I would have loved to have someone bring me lunch after a long sleepless night of studies. It would have been nice to have someone I could share my deepest thoughts with, but that wasn’t the case until way later.
It’s one thing to know that prayer is the answer. It’s another thing to understand what exactly it you’re praying for or even how to pray. I know some people cringe when conversations like, “how to pray,” come up, but honestly, how we pray matters! There may not be a universal script or law book for prayer but there are things that we can do to prepare our hearts for prayer and the changes that God brings as a result of our prayers. These three tips can help you navigate your prayers when praying for your spouse while also setting the standard of Christ as foundation for your marriage.
“You won’t always like each other. But you have a choice to continue loving one another. Remember that, love is a choice, not a feeling”.
I would tell them that each relationship is like a ladder. I named it the “Intimacy Ladder.” The bottom rung is for playful conversation and flirting. On this rung with a member of the opposite sex, all feels exhilarating. Playful conversations, learning how to truly listen to another person and discovering the sameness in you both is a great rung to be on! It is also a great place in “the river.” It should not be rushed past, but instead relished.