Now, That's A Man Worth Admiring . . .
- By Indu Shanmugam
- Published 02/2/2007
Indu Shanmugam is a 20-something, college student from Oregon, USA. She is majoring in English literature and language. She also studied Theology for a short period. She wants to be a teacher. As a literature enthusiast, she enjoys literature of all types and from writers of various backgrounds from the classics, French realists, Christian writings like C.S Lewis and South Asian literature. As for her own writings, "I am still trying to find and develop my own voice." She sees the art of the written word as a way to speak about Christ and explore truth. Before she met Jesus Christ, she has been searching for the meaning of life through experimentation of other religions, philosophies and ideas. At the age of 17, she accepted Christ after a powerful encounter with God through a miracle. God's presence and deep truths in the Bible fuel her creativity. She is involved in church activities and has a love for the church and would like to see every believer grow, become closer to God and live fruitfully. She loves traveling, sipping bubble teas, theatre, music, films and hanging out with friends and has a weakness for cheesecake.
There is a lot more to this but that is between me and God. I know this is not eharmony.com, match.com or shadi.com but just for fun I'll post it here.
Loves God with all his heart and knows Jesus well.
Ministry attitudes - I'm sick of guys who think they know-it-all and did something special to get God's favor. The holier-than-thou attitudes are such a turn-off. I hate to say this, but I find many of those types in PBC.
These type of people can impress people with their "skills" but I want to see how they treat someone and show the love of Jesus to a hurting person and really care. The idea of ministry is servant-heart, comes from a love of God and His house. It's not about positions and titles. I think this has to do with maturity.
Caring, the heart of a father - can love the rejected, hurting people.
Intelligent - so attractive and irresistable. I like intellectual types.
Outgoing, social person - who says you can't be intelligent and fun loving.
A person who is NOT culturally stupid. Who is aware of what goes out in the world. A person who takes risks and not sheltered in the "christian" culture bubble.
I don't really have a preference for race or ethnicity but who knows.
Preferably not a pastor - I don't think I want to marry a pastor. I feel more called into support ministry. I want to be involved in the community but yet part of the church.
An amazing person. I want to look at him and always think to myself " Wow, what a man! How did I get to be with him?" A guy I can respect.
What about looks? I would be lying if I said looks don't matter at all. Come on, a guy who doesn't shave, shower and sloppy is not someone I'd find attractive. This is a personal preference but I like tall guys, with a natural build, darker hair. I don't find blond hair that attractive.
A warrior/knight in the kingdom of God, tough at heart and I'll be glad to be his princess.