In a brief conversation, a man, speaking to a woman, was out to pursue the question, "What kind of man are you looking for?"
She sat quietly for a moment before looking him in the eye and asked, "Do you really want to know?"
Reluctantly, he said, "Yes" as she began to expound...
"As a woman in this day and age, I am in a position to ask a man what he can do for me that I can't do for myself.
I pay my own bills.
I take care of my household without the help of any man- or woman for that matter. I am in the position to ask, 'What can you bring to the table?'"
The man looked at her. Clearly he thought that she was referring to money.
She quickly corrected his thought and stated, "I am not referring to money... I need something more. I need a man who is striving for perfection in every aspect of life."
He sat back in his chair, folded his arms, and asked her to explain.
"I am looking for someone who is striving for perfection Mentally. I need conversation and mental stimulation. I don't need a simple-minded man.
I am looking for someone who is striving for perfection Spiritually because I don't need to be unequally yoked... Believers mixed with unbelievers is a recipe for disaster.
I need a man who is striving for perfection Financially because I don't need a financial... burden.
I am looking for someone who is Sensitive enough to understand what I go through as a woman, but Strong enough to keep me grounded.
I am looking for someone who I can Respect. In order to be submissive, I must respect him. I cannot be submissive to a man who isn't taking care of his business. I have no problem being submissive... He just has to be worthy.
God made woman to be a helpmate for man. At this point, I can't help a man if he can't help himself."
When she finished her spill, she looked at him. He sat there with a puzzled look on his face, and exclaimed, "You're asking for a whole lot!"
To which she gracefully replied...
"Only if you think I'm not WORTH a lot." :)
When the pressure to be with someone is building up on us
When we think of lowering our standards just to entertain the first guy who asks us out
Sisters, we need to be reminded of this message - WE are worth a lot.
We should never settle for anything less...