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.”
Stories of Long-Awaited Love
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.
Rather than a big thundering yes from heaven, it was more of a step-by-step being led.
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.