Marriage is Not a Destination

Rebecka Walter

And now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you all that you request, for all the people of my town know that you are a virtuous woman (Ruth 3:11).

Princess, notice, that Boaz initially recognized Ruth’s virtuous character before anything else; a noble character – something that evolves in private, as a relationship with God ensues. When it was time for true love to awaken, Ruth already embodied what made her a beautiful wife, so stop waiting for your Boaz and start preparing for him instead.

Do not fall in love with the idea of marriage, forgetting what it truly is and what it actually  represents. Although others around you may have made it to the alter, that does not mean they’ve made it there with their husbands.

It is important to align yourself with the season that God has prepared for you right now, and make time to connect with the One who created you.

Princess, everyone is given a different path to walk, and different does not mean wrong. Your journey is in comparable to anyone else, so release the labels that bind you.

Singleness isn’t a disease, it’s not a germ, it doesn’t erase your value, and it certainly doesn’t discredit your purpose.

In actuality, marriage will not cause you to lose what makes you individually unique. Instead, your Boaz will compliment you, by adding to what God already completes, because your identity comes through Jesus Christ alone.

Princes, this is not a race, and marriage is not a destination. Rather, it is a beautiful chapter to your story.

Therefore, do not search, do not beg, do not be filled with sorrow, do not become desperate, but simply position yourself by cultivating the relationship with the One who breathed life into you.

You are a masterpiece. You carry Something special without your Boaz, and together you will carry something special with him.

God knows you better than you know yourself, and He knows exactly who to place in your life and when to do it.