So true I've known my now boyfriend since I was 11 and he has always been my best-friend and never have we fought until this day and somehow no matter any circumstance we are in love with each other overlooking every situation
God is preparing you for something in the midst of this trial. He wants you to reach your full potential, and he does that through the testing of your faith. Just as exercise tears down muscle to build it back up stronger, God uses our hard life situations to tear down our pride, and self sufficiency, and to build our faith in HIM. When we are patient and trust His hand even when we can not see, we can be made little by little into what he has truly created us to be. We can always trust Him…
I admit, I was afraid to love. Not just love, but to love her. For she was a stunning mystery. She carried things deep inside her that no one has yet to understand, and I, I was afraid to fail, like the others. She was the ocean and I was just a boy who loved the waves but was completely terrified to swim.
I spent a lot of time searching for affection in shallow spaces I gave people bits of me they didn't deserve and I let myself be hurt, because I thought that's what I deserved. But once I let go of trying to shove puzzle pieces in places that did not fit, once I let go of all the hate I secretly had stored in the gashes that decorate my heart. I met you.