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Prayer of A Person Falling in Love (Again) ♥

*This was my prayer two years ago, months before August 13. It was originally posted on Facebook. I am posting it again as a reminder. :)

Dear Lord,

For three years I took very good care of myself and my heart. I didn’t allow anyone in for I know deep within that I still need healing. In those three years that I was alone, I never felt lonely because You were with me all along. And I thank You for Your love which strengthened and inspired me to go on, move on and forward.

Loving Father, it was You who filled the emptiness in me. It was You who healed my brokenness. It was You who made me feel that I am loved no matter who and what I am. And it is because of Your love that I had grown into the person that I am now - more mature, more understanding, more patient, more caring, more loving, simply better than before. It is You who taught me how to truly love. Your love is my example. Your love is my guide.

The previous months and weeks have been challenging for me and I know You know very well my struggles. You know my thoughts, my fears, my hurts, all that I feel and all that I am. For in those struggles, and during the most difficult times in my life, You were there. It wasn’t just my battle. It was our fight. And like in any other battle, we emerged victorious. For You are with me.

God of love, now that I am in another phase of my journey towards You, I ask more of Your guidance and help, most especially with regards to the matters of the heart.

Dearest Father, please don’t let me fall for someone I cannot spend the rest of my life with. I can no longer afford another heartbreak. I want it right this time. Please Lord, if he is not yet the one, don’t allow me to fall completely for him. You have been protecting my heart very well in the last three years. Please continue to protect and keep it safe and locked until the right man, the one You have prepared for me, comes. Remind me Oh Lord that love is not based on feelings and that I have to be very careful for my heart can be deceived anytime. Let not his sweet gestures nor the loving way he treats me be my only basis for giving my heart away. Give us time Father to get to know each other more and while learning about one another, allow us also to know You more. Reveal Your plans for us and make us see things in Your perspective.

Should we realize that truly we are the right persons for each other, please continue to be with us. But if we don’t end up together, I am still very thankful, and will always be thankful that You have given us the opportunity to meet. I know Lord God that You have the perfect plan for us and that every person, every situation, is a gift and an instrument that You will use to mold us into the persons that You want us to be. His presence, more than anything else, made me realize my worth as a woman. All the pain and the feeling of worthlessness which the two wrong men left me with, are gone because of his appreciation. He makes me smile even during the toughest hour of each day. Most of all, I can see and feel You in him. But please let not these things overwhelm me. Lord, please allow me to see beyond these beautiful, wonderful things. Let my judgment be clear and aligned to Your will. I want it to be right this time. I am not in a hurry, Lord. I am willing to wait. And I’d rather wait for the right one, than end up with another wrong man. Twice is more than enough Lord. My third will be my last. But above all, Your will, not mine, be done.

Loving God, You are the God of Love. To You I entrust my love story. I know it will have a happy ending. This I pray, and I claim, in the sweetest name of Your Son, Jesus, and through the intercession of Mary, AMEN. ♥

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