Wednesday, June 10, 2009

A Little Thing Called Love



I just read a friends Love Story online. She's getting married soon- never thought love would come her way, and here's the rub: The night she had her first real convo with her soon-to-be hubby, she was in a low place, emotionally speaking. She was stressed out about work and money and didn't feel like being around anybody- let alone a coursing gathering of over 100 people. (She'd helped to put together the night's event.)

She escaped for some fresh air, Brian followed her, listened to her vent, encouraged her, even invited her to dinner for that same night- and they've been inseparable ever since! She was depressed and still met a wonderful faithful man!

I want to add to this, a thought that's been simmering in the mental pot for a while. I was conversing with my brother and a guy friend earlier this year. My friend's brother-in-law has a gaggle of cute single sisters, two of which attend our congregation. My brother asked our friend if he'd ever considered dating one of them. He quickly replied, "No way! I know too much."

That sentiment sat with me and then this thought came: Loving someone is knowing "too much" and loving them anyway.

All the myths I've built up in my head about having to be perfect or perfectly prepared to meet a great guy, are crash and burning at my feet. Yes prepare. Yes have a strong relationship with the Lord first... but, perfection may just be a starry-eyed dream, reserved for the other side--

22 comments:

Rebecca said...

Starry-eyed dream indeed.

Stacey Tippetts said...

Well put. It's true that love will strike when you least expect it.

NariceatL4 said...

Ya got that right sister! (Aint none of us perfect nohow!)

NariceatL4 said...

Keep on lookin' out for that Mr. Right--warts and all, he's around the next corner!

NariceatL4 said...

But... don't focus on the warts... they're not very important...

NariceatL4 said...

Great post--loved it, loved it!

wendy said...

Your mother THINKS she is your biggest fan, and she MAY be your most faithful commenter ... but I love you and your blog also.

Sorry it takes me so long to get here each time.

And about warts. They are highly over rated. If they have them on their hands ... they've got them on their ... . . . . . . toes.
(no doubt a censor will come through and STRIKE that comment).

I believe that your "true love" will be able to see you because the real wonderful you is at your core and shining through on good days and bad ones ... whether we are in our perfection or not at that moment.

We all think we've got that smoke and mirrors show so nailed ... but we are transparent. People can see through us. To our faults and to our perfection. That's my belief.

To test it just think of anyone you've seen being "fake" for an occasion. Did they fool you? Or could you tell that this wasn't really them? A closer look reveals them. And a man who's looking for his lover is looking closely. He'll see you. I'm sure of it.

I love you,

Wendy the clairvoyant

wendy said...

Simple version:

Instead of worrying that you won't have all of your plates in the air, spinning full speed when HE see's you ... Feel peace instead. The peace of knowing that we can't hide who we are. The fear is that he will ONLY see your "flaws" (which we always imagine are large) and that will scare him off. But the fact is that we are transparent. We can't hide that we are good. Even on a bad day, it still shows through.

You can't hide your wonderful light. Even if you wanted to.

So that's why we don't worry.

wendy said...

:)

I hope you scroll down and see that you have a million comments on this post

wendy said...

otherwise how will you know I left you a comment?

wendy said...

That's why I am writing a million of them

wendy said...

So you will, hopefully, scroll down your page, checking for comments

wendy said...

and see that there are like TWENTY COMMENTS ON THIS POST

wendy said...

And click them open

wendy said...

and read mine

wendy said...

But I'll laugh if you have one of those e mail notification things

wendy said...

like on facebook

wendy said...

and every stinkin' sentence is showing up in your mail box! LOL

wendy said...

If that's the case

wendy said...

JUST read the ... one two three .. SEVENTH and EIGHTH comment from me

wendy said...

and ignore comments 9 through 21.

Have a great day, Sweetie

wendy said...

Oh yes ... and practice "touching" people .... especially men.

That's something you can DO ... an action you can TAKE to get COMFORTABLE and READY for Mr Hot Stuff who is coming your way.

OR maybe he's the one who will help you feel more comfortable about that?

You decide. (I'd practice) Seems to me that some things don't come to us until WE are ready for them ... Fate has a busy schedule. We can't leave EVERYTHING up to her!