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7.13.2017

Trusting God with Your Future Husband & Ebook Giveaway

Trusting in God has always been one of my shortcomings when it comes to my walk with God. I struggle to let go of things I desire and entrust them with Someone I can't see, hear or touch. I struggle especially when it comes to my future husband. I see so many men out there, but I don't see many who are living for God, let alone are even interested in talking to me. Sometimes thinking about my future husband can feel discouraging because everyday I grow more worried that he doesn't exist. Maybe he's just a fantasy man that I think is out there and it's just a desire that I have that will never be met. My expectations are high, so meeting the right guy who likes me and values the same things I do sometimes feels quite intimidating.

It is then when I remember the God we serve. He is the Maker of the universe. The One who created all things. He knew what I would need before even the earth was created. If God had created me with all my desires, I know that if God has a husband out there for me, that He would have prepared him (or is preparing him) for who He knows I will need as my husband.

Sometimes I grow weary in the big "if" questions. "If I only knew God has that special guy out there for me. If I only knew he existed, then I could trust. If I just knew when I wouldn't feel so discouraged" Asking God to give me insight into the future is not a burden I need to carry. I don't need to know all the answers. I don't need to know the future. If I knew God had a husband for me, then I wouldn't have this opportunity to truly rely on God and seek Him during this season of life. I don't have the answers. I have no clue what God is doing during this time in my life, but it's nice knowing that Someone does. God's got it. He always has.

I like to think that if God ever brings the right guy into my life I will treasure it even more because of the waiting I've experienced during this time in my life. Through this season I can look back and see the ways in which God has been strengthening my relationship with Him. At times it felt like He was breaking me, but through it all He's been there teaching me through the struggling. Being 24 and never being in an official relationship has often left me feeling like I'm lagging behind. I'm missing out. I'm unattractive or incapable of being in a relationship. I look to those who seem like they're jumping in and out of relationships and don't even value or have the opportunity to trust God when they are alone and don't have someone in their lives.

I've always struggled finding lasting friendships. None of my friends ever seemed like they stuck around for very long. I've had seasons of loneliness and feeling invisible to the world. Times when I wondered why God hadn't provided a true friend or boyfriend to come into my life to care and be a friend when I needed it most. It was there where I found my best Friend was always there - God. During the lonely seasons of my life I found that God was my support and my faith strengthened in Him, knowing He was providing all I needed, even when it felt like it wasn't enough. It's still a continuing struggle, but I have found that God is truly all we need in this life. Things I thought I needed, God just kept stripping them away from me to show me that I never needed them to find satisfaction, pleasure or happiness. God is the source to all we have and He's the One who will provide all we need for the future.

When things don't feel like they're moving along fast enough or work out the way we would like, it's a constant reminder that God is the One in control. His timing is perfect. He is providing exactly what we need in the perfect of timing. I can look back over the years of my life and find that promise true. He's protected me from wrong roads, led me down paths that I never would have chosen, but all of them were creating me into the person God wanted me to be. As long as we are seeking God with our life now we can rest assured that we are right where we need to be. We aren't lacking anything or missing out. God has you right where you are right now for an amazing purpose. Don't miss it.

It may feel like God is withholding something from you that you feel is a hole in your heart that is missing, but He's the missing piece. Without God the center of our lives we will never feel joy or contentment. A joyful heart comes when we can look at our broken lives and find hope and strength in God knowing that He's present and working. He's using this time in your current circumstance to strengthen you in ways that you never could be if you had all the desires of your heart. He wants you to rely on Him and not get hurt with the ever-changing pleasures of this world. Trust in God with what you have currently and He will bless you for your faithfulness to Him. He's got it. You don't need to stress or worry over it! It may take longer than expected, but it is well worth the wait!

Free Ebook Giveaway


I'm partnering with Livy at the Crown of Beauty since she just released a new PDF ebook and is offering a free ebook giveaway here on my blog. I'll list the details below...



About the Book: The Coronation is about a modern day monarchy, telling the stories of a Royal, Christian, homeschool family who lives in the fictitious nation of Tarsurella. The eldest son, Addison, is predestined to inherit the throne on his twenty-first birthday, and must fully rely on the Lord to help him take on such a monstrous responsibility. His younger siblings, all seven of them, each have adventures and trials of their own in the midst of preparing for Addison's Coronation. The teenage Princesses, Bridget, Chasity, and Hope, learn that trusting God to bring their future husbands is far more challenging than they ever dreamed it could be. Guarding your heart, trusting God, and allowing Him to write your love story, are all major themes in this tale.

How to Enter: To be entered in the giveaway and receive a free digital PDF of the ebook please leave a comment below and answer the question: "If you were royalty for a day, what would you do?"

The giveaway will end on July 15th, so be sure to check back in the comments to see if you won!

16 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for being part of our Blog Tour! <3

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  2. If I was royalty for a day, I would make abortion illegal. I would also get a horse and ride it. : )

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    1. Hi Melanthe! Congrats! You're our official Giveaway Winner! To claim your prize (an e-book copy of The Coronation!) simply reply to this comment and let me know your email address, or send a direct email to crownofbeautymagazine@yahoo.com
      Thanks girly!

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    2. Hello Melanthe, thanks so much for dropping by and entering the giveaway! I just wanted to let you know that you won the giveaway. To claim your prize you can leave your email address here or reach out to Livy (the host of the giveaway) and she will be in touch with you. Her email is: crownofbeautymagazine@yahoo.com. Thanks so much!

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  3. Brooke KillingsworthJuly 13, 2017 at 1:11 PM

    If I were royalty for a day I would invite the girls of the kingdom for a princess day and we would ride horses, talk, dress up and praise God!!! :)

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  4. If I were royalty for a day, I would host a dinner party and invite everyone in town.

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  5. If I was royalty for a day I would gather as many people as would come to spend some hours in prayer praying for my country. And ride horses and host a ballroom dance.
    -Faith Metz

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  6. If I was royalty for a day, I would give more money for supporting mission work in developing countries.

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  7. If I was royalty for a day, I would pay off my family's debt, feed the poor, build a homeless shelter in my small town since we don't have one, pay medical bills for those who can't afford it, clean up garbage around town to beautify our community and host a ball at the end of the night!

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  8. If I were royal for a day I would be kind to everyone and give all that I have to the glory of God even waiting patiently for the right guy!!

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  9. If I was a royal, I would tour around the world to 3rd world countries and help them out. I'd also share the gospel to the kids and families.

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  10. If I were royalty for a day, I would send out trusted detectives and FBI to shut down the human trafficking ring and I would fund for a therapy ranch for the women being freed, so that they can receive therapy and healing, and ride horses. Cus horses are awesome :) Oh, yeah, and then I'd ask the band For King and Country to come and sing "Priceless" for all of those girls.

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  11. Jemima BiddingerJuly 13, 2017 at 6:22 PM

    If I were royalty for a day I would totally use my power share the truth of Jesus to everyone! Tell others how loved they are...I wish more people who actually have influence and a platform would! ❤️

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  12. If I was royalty for a day... I would host a bal I think. Always loved those scenes in the princess movies when they attend a bal with amazing gowns :)

    By the way I loved this post. I related to it on so many levels, I literally felt like I was just reading my own thoughts XD Thanks for sharing Brit :)

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    1. Thanks so much Taisha! :) Glad you could relate!

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  13. If I was royalty for a day, I would make it where bullies and abusive people were exiled. Also, I would make a decree for everyone to have their own personal masseuse!

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