A man after God’s own heart

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I don’t know about you guys but this summer seems to be the engagement season! I turn my back for a few seconds and by the time I turn around, I hear that another friend or acquaintance is married! Okay, okay, maybe I’m exaggerating but you get the point.

In recent times, I’ve not been really concerned about marriage but this season have found me giving the entire institution some thought. This is due primarily to the fact that persons have suddenly seen it fit to constantly remind me that I am now nearer to 25 than 20 and thus, I needed to get cracking.

As I knelt praying, early Monday morning, I found myself thinking about how my perception of my perfect guy has changed over the years. When I first discovered guys, I envisioned my ideal husband to be all looks and no substance. I had it all planned and nothing else mattered as long as we both looked good. As I grew older, I started to realize that the substance mattered and my prayer changed to focus not so much on looks but more on his substance and character. By this point it was all about WHAT I WANTED.

My perspective underwent a drastic change a couple years ago when I realized that having a man of substance didn’t guarantee that he would treat me well. With this realization, my prayer changed and I spent months defining and redefining to God exactly what I THOUGHT I NEEDED AND WANTED in a husband. God listened patiently and said not a word. I can just imagine how I must have amused Him.

As I knelt thinking Monday night, God broke His silence on the matter. If I let HIM CHOOSE, I was guaranteed a husband who would be what GOD KNEW I NEEDED. With that revelation, my prayer changed. I found myself praying for a man AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART.

I smile as I write this because if it’s God’s Will, I am guaranteed a fabulous husband. A MAN AFTER GOD’S HEART is someone who seek God first about all matters, even those concerning his wife. Who best to let play MATCHMAKER than GOD?

XOXO,
Chañel.

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I am a dynamic young lady who loves the Lord and seek to have a joy that no one can take away. My all-time favourite thing to do is gaining discoveries by design from My Father during our time each day. Reading, learning and trying new things falls behind in a close second place. My dream is to use my God-given talents to positively impact as many people as possible. As a proud Wolmerian, with a zest for life, I adhere to the “Age Quod Agis” motto in that whatsoever I do, I always do it to the best of my ability.

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