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
He knows you, inside and out. He made you! He knows every bone in your body. He knew what you would look like when He formed you, and God doesn't make mistakes. He made you perfect!
Do not be afraid. Such simple words, strong words, peppered throughout the scriptures. Do you know, sweet sister, that the Lord was speaking to YOU? His Word assures us in no uncertain terms that we need not be afraid, because where ever the Lord sends us He goes before us and comes behind us. He has commanded us to GO.
Like me, you may still be getting those unsolicited lectures from relatives asking: “When are you going to get married?” “When are you going to have children? We won’t be alive forever.” Don’t let society's view of relationships and singleness discourage you. Some people are called to be single. While that may sound like bad … Continue reading Is Singleness Your Calling?