I had a secret fear, however, that the guy God had for me would be really bad looking. I figured the Lord would help me love him anyway.
Stories of Long-Distance Love
This has been a sweet time for both of us. I think we can both say with confidence that God was good to us in our singleness, and He has been good in giving us each other. He knows how to give good gifts, and we can only look back and trust His timing.
When I have a particularly long workday, I think back to the 20-hour day that was (thus far) the best of my life. And I think, You know what? I got through that fairly well; surely I can make it to 5:30 today.
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.”
Over coffee, Lawrance talked nearly nonstop, trying to convince Amanda that he wouldn’t work for her. His honesty and openness had the opposite effect: She was hooked!
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.
Because I love irony, I think it’s great Nat and I have the same birthday ~ February 1st. So yes, that makes Nat exactly 5 years older than me and I like to think we’re going to be very efficient in our birthday celebrations since they’re on the same day and all.
For several years now I have really pondered what I would need in a wife. Being a missionary pastor I had several things I was looking for in a wife that I never seemed to be able to find in just one woman. I was actually beginning to wonder if someone like I desired actually existed.
The fact of the matter is that I feel as though you can get to know someone through the mail just as well as you can get to know someone face to face…if not a little better.
“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 …