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“It’s difficult to describe magic like that, but it’s when you’re so happy to see someone and you’re so attracted to that person that your heart goes sparkle sparkle sparkle. You can’t see magical things like that, you just feel it.” - Taylor (SPU)
“We love because He first loved us.” - 1 John 4:19
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEL & NAYBAYBAY.
The Edison was quite a swanky location.
Just like UP… Is this a joke? haha
Spilled coffee on my new red TOMS in Payson Library because I was distracted by a shiny red heart balloon that I didn’t have for Valentine’s Day. DUMB. Hello Night of studying IBLAW, I feel most utterly welcomed.
thewholekitandcaboodle: This weekend I was having a conversation with my parents about what we consider to be a current epidemic occurring in the male species of homo sapiens…particularly of the college age.
Why aren’t guys making a move? Why aren’t they interested enough, it seems, to ask their girl friends on a single date? Why do the array of amazing women of God I know not have guys ringing their doorbell every 5 seconds like they should be?
There are all kinds of explanations out there:
Guys are too focused on their career.
Guys don’t have time for a girlfriend.
Guys are waiting for the perfect little wifey.
Guys are called to be single for years on end.
Guys really aren’t interested in any of their female friends.
Guys can’t afford to date anyone.
Guys want to wait until everything in their life is lined up perfectly.
Guys think girls are too serious about relationships so they avoid it all together.
Guys think there is too much pressure in the Christian realm. (I’ll give that one to ‘em)
After some conversations with some of my guy friends these past months, I am surprised. Some are waiting around until it “just happens” and they won’t really have to try. “If it’s meant to be, it’s meant to be.” Some say they aren’t ready for a relationship, which I understand the purpose, but when will you be ready? Is anyone ever really ready? Most guys I’ve found aren’t ready and taking a huge break from liking or dating anyone until a beautiful, Jesus-loving girl walks up only 2 seconds later, and suddenly! They are so mature, so ready, so willing, and their break is quite short-lived but apparently legitimate! Apparently some of my guy friends have always been girl crazy, but after 4 years of knowing them, I didn’t catch onto that once.
It’s been said for centuries: Men hate rejection. It’s humiliating. It’s not worth the risk. But, really guys? You sit there and day dream and talk about spending the rest of your life with this amazing woman of God that you’ll meet someday, and you think that you’ll have to do NOTHING?! Think again. I know society is all about male and female equality these days, which is cool, but I would still say a majority of the female population wouldn’t ask a guy on the first date. If you sit around in life waiting for things to “just happen” or until you’re ready…not much is going to happen, young bucks. It’s like when people talk about having children. “We’re not financially stable enough to have a child.” Truth is, peeps, you won’t ever be financially stable enough to have a child, but should that stop you your entire life from having one? No. What joy you would miss! Many great things in life would be passed by completely if we depended on our thoughts of risk or fear of failure.
All this to say, I shall close with our concluding thought quoted harshly but beautifully by my one and only father:
“Guys these days are a bunch of neutered pansies.”