"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.
"For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."~Romans 8:38-39 Happy Valentine's Day, dear readers!… Continue reading Single Sundays [Bonus Valentine’s Day Post]–The Life You Expected.
"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up."~Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 There is no question about it: every human being needs other human beings. As a… Continue reading Single Sundays-The Gift of Community.