To the Girl Who Will Marry My Son,
I prayed for you today, and as I did, I got to wondering who you are. I wondered how and when you’ll capture the heart of my son. I wondered if we’ll be good friends.
I asked God to keep you safe in His hands. I asked Him to keep your heart and mind as you’re growing in grace.
My hope is that you are well cared for. I pray for those who are raising you. May God grant them with wisdom and understanding.
You are a treasure, created with purpose, knit together in wisdom, and loved by an almighty God. Don’t underestimate that worth.
Don’t judge yourself by a number on the scale, don’t measure your self according the perfection of Hollywood.
Your purity is of great value. Fiercely protect it. Don’t be deceived by those who blur the lines between lust and love, and pressure you into believing a lie. Love waits. When a man truly loves a woman he treats her with honor. He is willing to protect her purity, until the day they are wed.
A woman of virtue is of great value. And what is virtue? It’s doing the hard things because you know they are good. It’s making the right choice, when the going get’s tough. It’s choosing God’s will in lieu of your own.
Seek Him with all of your heart. Dig into His Word, and when you’re feeling discouraged dig deeper yet. Train yourself as a mighty warrior, knowing that one day you will stand in the gap for your children. One day you will ride beside your husband in battle fighting for all that is good. Be strong.
While you’re doing your part, I’m doing mine.
I’m training a young man to love you as Christ loved the church and gave himself for it.
I’m raising a boy who understands that great leaders are first and foremost servants of men.
I’m teaching my son what it means to honor and respect a young lady.
And by example, we’re leading the way.
The Time-Warp Wife
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