Martha and Mary As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had … Continue reading Are you worried about the wrong things?
Like pebbles and Jadeite, a lot of times even we don't know our real worth. We may look completely ordinary on the outside, but wait til God gets a hold of us and shows us what's inside.
Come to God with all of your mess; especially when you’ve strayed. God knows that we will stumble. We can’t be fruitful in life without Him! He takes joy in being our restorer.
If our Father is holding us close and loving us so epicly, what's stopping you from feeling all kinds of loved?
So, yes, waiting is hard. The good stuff always is. Think about when you were a kid, and you had to wait for a batch of cookies. Didn't they taste that much better because you waited?
"Timing isn't my favorite subject because let's face it, I can be just as impatient as the next guy. Waiting? What's that? Why do I have to wait? Why can't I have what I want, when I want it?"
As single women, we often feel that this is a time in life to "get through". We long for the day our man sweeps us off our feet. We secretly plan our future wedding (don't deny it, you know you do). We imagine what lazy days will be like after we're married. How our hubby will treat us. And somewhere in the middle of all that dreaming, we lose our sense of peace and contentment.
Oh Paul, if only it were that easy. Paul didn't have to answer to his Great Aunt Bessie at every family wedding, who lamented over whether or not he would ever find the right girl and settle down. Paul didn't have a mother who kept hounding him about making her a grandmother. Paul wasn't playing house at preschool, didn't receive Wedding Day Barbie for Christmas. He wasn't surrounded by Bridal Magazines on every check out shelf, nor was he feeling like he was "always the groomsman, never the groom".
I was in high school, going through one of those phases where it seems like "everyone has a boyfriend but you". I was tired of being home alone when my friends went on dates. I was over and done with being the third wheel on outings. I didn't understand why I was not on anyone's … Continue reading You’re Kind of Pretty
Confession time, ladies! Sometimes I feel the most alone when in the midst of the most people. (*Cue gasps and shocked faces*!) I'm just being honest! You probably know how I feel. Like when the whole family is together (aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers-in-law, etc.), and you're sitting awkwardly in the corner. A little nagging … Continue reading Loving the Lonely