"I'm not a good candidate to carry this cross." I told God one day. It just didn't make sense anymore. I was thinking that maybe the good Lord could have allowed someone who really wanted to be single to shoulder this burden. There's simply nothing about me or my background that would make me a… Continue reading I’m Not Suited for This Cross.
(This is a repost from my old blog for single women. A pandemic and isolation that has lasted almost a year long, St. Valentine's Day recently coming and going, and the winter blues can definitely add up for singles and lead to even more rumination about singleness and the hoped for end of it. This… Continue reading Marriage Won’t End Your Problems.
More and more, I'm realizing that life and its intricacies come down to the timing. Life is all about timing! If you're still waiting for a job offer, or a better job offer, take heart. If you're still waiting for the right home to open up, or for your offer to be accepted, take heart.… Continue reading It’s All About Timing.
"See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been… Continue reading Who Are You?
As I inch very close to turning 30, I've been reflecting about what I've learned about dating and relationships in my 20's. It's been quite a journey! I only want the person God has for me from now on--and no one else! Perhaps you're trying to figure out this whole get to marriage thing, too?… Continue reading Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.
"You are going to be a beautiful silver-haired old lady." I received this very strange compliment years ago. Actually, this was when I was a young teenager. I have no idea what provoked it. But it has stuck with me for all these years, and I will take it. Perhaps it will prove to be… Continue reading A Compliment About Silver Hair
Currently my life is in a season of pruning, and what I am also learning to refer to as "investment." Investing is painful. It involves risk. Investing requires giving up something in hopes of a greater return down the road. At the very outset, it requires some sort of sacrifice. It may be a very long time before you… Continue reading The Pain & Fruit of Investing.
For the past two years, I spent Independence Day watching fireworks on the rooftop of my apartment building. I loved being a a part of the city life, of having access to so many events at my fingertips. It was a total gift to be able to invite friends over for the 4th of… Continue reading Different, Yet Beautiful.
"How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!"~Proverbs 16:16 I hope you are having a very blessed Sunday that includes lots of peaceful time with the Lord & fellowship with others! Today is the last Single Sundays post, as it is the last Sunday in February. Today I will… Continue reading Single Sundays-Finding Wisdom and Clarity.
The gifts of singleness? You might be tempted to shut out of this post now. Bear with me. I'm on the single journey too. I know there are very difficult days. There are aspects of singleness that are consistently difficult. However, today we will focus on the gifts. Despite the pain, there are always positive aspects… Continue reading Single Sundays-The Gifts of Singleness.