There’s red flags. There’s hidden issues. There’s wacky family members, and annoying habits. There’s lazy streaks and indifference. There’s tempers. Downsides. Faults. So many faults…
What if NO guy EVER measures up? What’s the difference in being smart, and being overly cautious, too guarded, and unreasonably picky?
I don’t know the difference. Maybe no one does.
But I do know that sometimes it’s easy to get too wrapped up in all his faults. Sometimes it’s easy to nit-pick him apart, pulling every little annoying thing into the light for “examination”.
He got mad and threw the screw-driver down the ladder. Dump him? He has a temper. Could be abusive. Could hit you or have underlying anger issues…
Or he could be human. Like you. Like me. I’m not saying not to be wise. Red flags are real. They need to be acknowledged. But sometimes, we don’t know a good thing when it’s right in front of our nose.
God has a man out there for us. But he isn’t perfect. He’s like us. He’s gonna mess up, no “if”s, “an”s, or “but”s about it.
There’s a fine line between real signs, and normal mess ups. Don’t throw away God’s gift to you, because you are too paranoid to see it. Don’t expect perfect. Expect godly. Just make sure, if you aren’t sure, that you seek God’s guidance.
Look beyond your nose. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find your true love—the imperfect man that God’s given you.
An imperfect man + an imperfect you + God’s will = perfect love. 🙂 🙂 🙂