Does someone accidentally fall on you in the grocery store?
In the two-and-a-half hours I leave the house each week, is he going to trip on me at Starbucks while I’m nervously palming my skinny hazelnut latte and completely avoiding eye contact?
“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.” ~Unknown I’m all too aware that dating can feel like a grinding, painful roller coaster to nowhere.
If you’ve hit your head against the wall as many times as I have, you know how frustrating, depressing, and downright disheartening it can be.
Online, I have the opportunity to make a judgment call based on grammar or an affinity for anime or one unlucky gym selfie. It means carefully selecting current photos in which I only have one chin.
My best friend, who looks like the racially ambiguous lovechild of Brad Pitt and Pocahontas, waves her phone at me in righteous indignation. Several of my “classically attractive” friends are pissed.Have I truly given Him permission to show up in my profile and in my messages?Have I been gracious with the men I meet, trusting in God, open about my faith and desires and expectations? If I don’t know what I want, how can I expect these men to know?I don’t say the words out loud that “God can’t work through the Internet,” but if you want to get technical, that’s kind of exactly what I’m saying when I differentiate between online dating and “real life.” And for someone who works for an Internet ministry, well, that’s sort of obnoxious.But have I really allowed God to work through the Internet in my life?