As I’ve observed my friend’s Christ-centered marriage and selfless love, I wanted to know how I as a single woman could better prepare myself to selflessly love my own husband one day.
What do the majority of girls do after high school? Typically they get a job, start college, hang out with friends whenever they can, follow the latest TV shows, get a boyfriend, vacation, etc. Most of the time, we do not use these activities and pursuits to serve God and invest in eternity but rather we work to make ourselves feel special and important. But as Christians, shouldn’t our activities after high school look any different than the world’s?
Have ever said something like this to God: “If I only had ___________, then I’d be happy.” In essence, we’re telling God that He is not enough and we need something else besides Him in order to be happy. When we say those “if only” words, we are choosing to please ourselves rather than choosing to please God.
As a single girl, have you ever thought about the fact that your future
husband is out in the world living and breathing? He could be out on a
ranch in Texas or sitting in Starbucks drinking a mocha or in class
listening to his professor. So what can you do to help your future