“A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.” – Proverbs 31:10-12
Each time I come across those words, I get a stab in my heart.
Anyone who has read my blog for more than one post knows there is something beautiful I am attempting to wait patiently for: a Godly man to come into my life & add to the ministry God has placed on my heart.
And, I wish with everything that I could say that I have done this: “bring him good, not harm, all the days of my life”, but I have failed at this more than once. Allowing my eyes, heart, mind to wander, be tempted to things that are not honoring to the man that will one day enter my life.
Blessed for me, though, my Abba is one who redeems.
And, I know that He continues to protect my desire for a man who feels like home.
As Christina Perri (who I am currently in mini-obsession with) sings:
“You put your arms around me and I’m home.”
– Christina Perri ‘Arms’
One day, this is something I joyfully hope for. When I think about that relationship, feeling like home, I see cozy fall days; I see a man who is crazy in love with Jesus.
I think about my favorite TV couples (because, perhaps, I maybe, just a little bit, watch a tad too much of that TV stuff…), and though I enjoy those relationships, I can’t wait to see how much more I enjoy our love story.
Because, I so look forward to that coming home, home in his embrace feeling.
Perhaps he is just around the corner.
Perhaps he is just a day away.
Or, perhaps he is another twenty years away.
I don’t know.
But, what I do know, is that I will continue to do my best to bring him good and not harm as many days of my life as I can, even before our paths cross.
So that, perhaps, one day, he will find home in my arms as well.
*Connected also with this week’s Tuesday @ 10 – Patience*
Along with my current Christina Perri obsession, I have discovered this lovely, moving video. It moved me and tugged at all of my heart strings. Tugged.Them.All. Please enjoy:
Christina Perri “The Words” from ‘Head or Heart’
Video from Christina Perri YouTube