That he quickly made sure I met his friends and family helped me know his intentions were serious.
I’m not going to lie – I felt a bit self-conscious and shy that first day I hung out with The Man Who Would Become My Husband.
For some in the Boundless community, this may lead them to trust God to bring a spouse through church, work, or a blind date set up through mutual friends.
For others, it may involve signing up to an online dating site and seeing if God uses that.
There’s a temptation when meeting online to keeping it there because it’s so “safe.” You can share at a heart-level, showing only the best of yourself and hiding what’s not as flattering.
That’s why meeting in person sooner rather than later is wise.
In their view, the seemingly endless lists of online profiles creates a superficial consumer mentality that undermines the sacrificial nature of Christ-centered love.
Common to all of us was that we transitioned from the online world to the “real world” as soon as we could.
It was strange to me that this guy knew how my day at work yesterday had gone, and yet I didn’t know if his eyes crinkled up when he smiled or if he gestured a lot when he talked.
(In case you’re wondering, by the way, they do and he does.) He was patient for me to come out of my shell a bit, and thank God I was able to overcome any foolish notions I had that our meeting would be perfect out of the box.
We learned that it’s worth working for things that matter.
In the end, meeting online is something we don’t even think about now. --Nemo: It's certainly safe to take GOD'S advice about marriage from the Bible.