How often do you try to force some aspect of your life to work one way, when it’s meant to work in a completely different way? When you turn them around and look at frustrating situations from a different perspective, you can see that they aren’t always meant to work the way you believe. God has a plan and no matter how much you or I try to manipulate situations to happen our way, it’s never going to, because God made things HIS way.
As an introvert, I’m comfortable with being by myself, so extroverts, here are some tips on how to survive your COVID isolation.
"There's plenty of fish in the sea." At this point, my "sea" feels like little more than a puddle.
As single people we are often influenced by the emotional, psychological, and biological drive to be in a romantic relationship... Wearing your helmet by being confident in God’s plan and the facts of your salvation help to protect your mind from the doubt, anger, and bitterness that can then take up residence in your heart if you don't trust in God's promise.
The thing is, our singleness could very well be an act of obedience to God’s expectations for this season or for our lifetime.
So what can you do to combat that stigma that surrounds singleness, especially in the church?
While the “why” behind God’s will and His plan may always burden our single minds, the truth is that we may never fully understand why God has put us in the season of life that we’re in, this side of heaven. The other thing to remember, though, is that the “what” is just as important for us to think about.
We have to allow God to lovingly pick us up from our low place on the floor, dust us off, and breathe His love into us once again because without God, we can’t ever feel real contentment or true happiness.
Relationships determine the direction and quality of our lives. “Be very careful, then, how you live- not as unwise, but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.” ~ Ephesians 5:15-17 Going into a new year always seems … Continue reading Find Your New Path
I've asked myself that question at least a million times. Okay, so that might be a slight exaggeration. I also get asked this question a fair amount by strangers, co workers, and friends, to which I used to answer “your guess is as good as mine.” Since I've matured and grown a bit, my answer … Continue reading Why Am I Single?