After a dozen rounds of questions and answers over four months (all by email) there was one point when I took too-long to respond, and Jana gently hinted that she needed me to tell her where this was going, and if it was going anywhere.
Stories of Long-Awaited Love
Though Jon and I often say we wished we’d met each other earlier in life (he’s 36), in reality, God’s plans and timing are always the best. I couldn’t see then why it took so long for me to meet the man I would choose to spend the rest of my life with, but Jon is definitely worth the wait and years of character-building singlehood.
As the months went on, I began to understand more and more about how my (INTJ) brain worked. Thoughts were thought of and feelings followed. First, I had to logically determine my thoughts about Randy and wait until my subconscious felt safe enough for emotion to appear.
At 29, Ellie realized that if she were going to get married, God would have to bring someone to her. When Don offered to fix her radio, she thought, “Lord, this is the kind of man I would like to have as a husband.”
I told the Lord my thoughts and asked that if Dennis was part of His plan for me, he would make contact soon.
Dan didn’t go to India to find a wife. He went to serve at a small Christian hostel that housed children going to school away from home.
I could render our tale as an allegory. I would call it, “The Romance of Farsight and Tender-heart,” and there would be a ringing bell, a garden and an ivory tower and a dark but lovely path between the two.
“Don’t analyze and don’t fantasize” was my motto for those two weeks and I would blast the radio with dance music each time I got in the car to try and prevent myself from doing just that. But I was falling in love. Read Their Story: And Then I Fell In …
God sure has a sense of humor, doesn’t He? When I signed up for an eHarmony profile it really wasn’t with the hope of finding a husband on there… Meeting a husband on eHarmony was about the most unromantic thing I could think of, and not what I wanted my love story to be like.
It all started with a prayer. As I entered my 30s, I still wanted to get married. But I chose to surrender both my loneliness and desire to have a family to Him knowing that He wants what is best for me. And then, in Germany, I met Roman. Click here to …