Or what if He directed me to someone I wasn’t even attracted to? And in spite of all my fears and misgivings about turning the pen of my life over to God, one realization was extremely clear.
As long as I continued writing my own story, I knew I would only find more heartache and disappointment. I was soon to discover that the Author of love and romance, who loved me more than I could comprehend, had a plan for my love life that would take my breath away with its beauty.
You can read books on how to strike up a conversation with a guy, get him to notice you, and increase your odds of him falling in love with you, and even books with tips on how to subtly push him toward a marriage commitment if he’s dragging his feet.
And God is the greatest Romance Expert who ever lived!
But those rules never protected me from a broken heart and shattered life.
And as I observed my Christian friends, I saw they were all in the same boat I was in, an endless cycle of shallow and cheap romances that never lasted and left us emotionally bleeding and insecure.
What if I gave Him the pen and He completely destroyed this area of my life?
What if He never allowed me to find a love story at all?