ARTICLE Why I Didn't Marry My 'Type' | Phylicia Delta "In the past, our own expectations (not always God’s) were our measure for a mate. I quickly learned husbands can’t be bought in boxes. And that’s good, because God doesn’t want his men confined. He wants them strong, free, and bold, ready to stand up for Him and lead their families in their faith and freedom. So that’s what he gave me: an un-boxed man. An unexpected friend. God took apart my ‘type’ and redefined it.
"... I want Judd Nelson thrusting his fist into the air because he knows he got me. Just once I want my life to be like an movie, preferably one with a really awesome musical number for no apparent reason. But no, no, John Hughes did not direct my life. "