Dating · Singleness

Be With Someone

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Be with someone who inspires you,

Who sparks creativity in you,

Who makes you ponder,

Who makes you pause,

Who makes you present.

 

Be with someone who makes you brave –

Who helps you find courage

You thought was lost

In the darkness of night.

 

Be with someone who helps you dream –

Who says “what if”

And begins coloring in

Edges of possibility

With shades of reality.

 

Be with someone who you can trust –

Who holds all your tender parts

And all your healing scars

With the utmost care and love.

 

Be with someone whose faith is deep –

Who prays long and hard,

Who searches Scripture daily,

Who eagerly speaks

Of the Christ he loves.

 

Be with someone who doesn’t mind your mess –

Who knows you’re human,

Who gets it and is patient,

And humbly acknowledges

His humanity as well.

 

Be with someone

Who tells a story with his life –

A story that’s not about himself –

But about those around him

That he’s serving with his life

Every day.

 

And if that someone isn’t there yet –

Or isn’t ready –

Or doesn’t seem to exist at all –

 

Then spend your time –

Not settling for less

Or lowering your standards –

But by becoming that someone.

 

Because being that someone

Is just as important

As being with that someone.

 

That someone is needed

To make a difference in the world.

And God can surely use you,

Whether you’re with that someone

Or not.

 

Photo by Manuel Meurisse on Unsplash.

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