Don’t settle. Wait for real love.

“I belong to my beloved, and his desire is for me.” Song of Solomon 7:10, NIV.

When it came time to choose who I would marry, I remember pleading with God to speak to me. I wanted Him to speak with lightening in His voice and with many waters, “Kesha, marry this one!” In my mind, I had three options: The guy I had known since middle school who my mother absolutely adored, the guy from my youth ministry who was on fire for God, and the one I had met in college who was a campus ministry president, handsome, and loved the Lord. Right from the start, I knew there was something different about the third guy. So I stood back and observed how he treated others, how he treated his mother, how he treated me, and how he behaved in different situations. After years of building a solid friendship, I knew he was a good one, but was he the one for me?

I remember, as I sat on my bedroom floor, I said, “Lord, I don’t want to marry the wrong guy and be miserable. I desperately need you to show me if he’s for me!” God didn’t say a word. Instead, He opened my eyes to see the obvious: this guy loved me and I loved him. He never pressured me to have sex before marriage, he never cursed at me, never raised his hand at me, never cheated on me, and never made me feel like anything less than God’s daughter. I wouldn’t have settled for anything less because I know who I am and what I deserve. But to see someone do this for me out of a love for God blessed me to no end.

I married him because God helped me recognize real love.

If you are single ask yourself this, do you know real love when you see it? Real love is the bond that holds a relationship together through anything. That kind of love only comes from the Lord, my sister. It can only be seen when you stand back and observe. Know your worth and don’t settle. Wait for real love.

Prayer: Father God, I thank you for your wisdom. I want real love. Help me understand what it is. Help me not be blinded by sexual desires or by what someone can do for me. Help me wait until you bless me with the one you have waiting for me. Open my eyes to see real love when he comes my way. Show me who I am and my worth. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

(Read James 1:17; Hebrews 10:36)

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4 thoughts on “Don’t settle. Wait for real love.”

  1. Good Morning Daughter’s of The Most High King I just want to share a little something see I just meet this guy his name is GodWin litterly for real cuz it was Sooo astounding to me when he told me his name But what REALLY Got my attention was when I told him I was waiting on a Real TITHE PAYING Mature Man of God and his Response was WoW he said(I Pay my Tithes Regularly as I get them)

  2. O and he go’s to Church regularly and Faithfully just like me we Talk about God a lot I have shared my Morning Devotional Reading with him and what I also love a lot is we laugh a lot together I’ve never met any1 like him he definitely know’s how to treat a lady and how to make a lady feel I truly believe God is letting me no that this Is the 1 God is Answering my Prays I say that with the(S)cuz that’s not the only Prayer he’s been answering for me lately So if u Have a GoooD Relationship with God you’ll no for sure when God Gives you ur TRUE LOVE So Ladys just keep putting God first and Building your Relationship with God FIRST and FOREMOST and u Will know when you have meet ur True Love keep the Faith and Have a Blessed Rest of The Day

  3. Amen..Amen..Amen!!!!!!!!!!
    Lord I THANK YOU🙌🏽🙌🏽!! Thank You Lord for this Blessed Word That I BELIEVE & RECEIVE, In Your Holy, Mighty, Righteous & Precious Name!!! I guess that’s why after 19 years of being divorced, I’m STILL single & it’s TRULY alright by me! I REFUSE to settle!! It doesn’t matter what he may be able to “give me” or “do for me”..I can get it or do for may take a little longer..but I can do it for myself. I’d be telling an untruth if I said..I’ve haven’t been tempted to “settle”..but I WON’T!! I KNOW MY WORTH & WHO & WHOSE I AM!! As I patiently wait, with GREAT EXPECTATIONS..I KNOW when the time is right & The Lord KNOWS, HE’S THE ONE FOR ME..MY BOAZ WILL BE RIGHT THERE!!! Lord, I’M THANKING YOU In Advance For MY God Fearing, Unconditionally Loving Me, True To The Lords Word..Loving His Family, Provider & Protector Husband!! This I Pray🙏🏽Lord In Your Holy, Mighty, Righteous & Precious Name..Amen
    LORD I JUST LOVE YOU!!! 💓😍❤🤗💝😊💗😚
    Lord Please Continue To Bless & Shine Your Light Of Love Upon Your Obedient Servant Sister Kesha, Her Awesome Team, This AMAZING MINISTRY, My Sister Felicia & My DOTK Sisters💖!!
    Be Blessed, Stay Humble & Encouraged!!!
    Love Always, Your DOTK Sister In Christ, Wendy💕

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