Rather than looking for a perfect match, be a perfect match. It honors others, is not irritable and let’s bygones be bygones.Remembering that true love is sacrificial love, not self-serving. It always protects, trusts, hopes for the best and endures through every circumstance. Godly companionship is more of what the Bible is trying to convey here.The problem with society’s idea of soul mate is that it tries to accomplish the same goal of companionship apart from the wisdom of God. Let’s look at some Scriptures that describe three ideas of “soul mates” from the Bible’s perspective: 1 Samuel 18:1 – “And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.Whatever it is that distinguishes a soulmate seems to be difficult to define with some people saying things like ‘they just get me’ or ‘it feels like they are the missing bit of the jigsaw’.Many people settle for relationships that don’t have these mystical aspects.The fairy tale We’re taught from the youngest age to believe in the fairy tale scenario of there being someone who’s meant just for us, but in a world full of billions of people how can you know if you’ve found the right one?The myth says you’ll ‘know’ intuitively because you’ll be attuned to each other in a special way.
Like the friend that finishes all of your sentences or the one you can have a full conversation with using no words at all.
This is different from believing that there’s only one person who has the possibility of bringing you happiness and fulfilment, different people will come at different times in your life and each will bring unique gifts.
As the writer Flavia Weedn said “Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Friends may have matching personalities but it doesn’t mean that compatibility in this way is always suitable for marriage.
For instance, many couples believe God’s idea is to bring together two complementary individuals… That way together their weaknesses can be the other's strength and vice versa.