He didn’t meet some of the criteria on my “list.”

the story of Sue and Jon

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.

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God can’t and won’t be boxed in by our ideals.

Whether you date or court or just up and marry your best friend one day, God can be working through it. Let all be done for His glory.

(Natasha Metzler in "How to Read Love Stories")

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