When you aren’t a child/teenager, you aren’t married, and you’re not a mom, where do you fit within God’s community on earth? While I have no doubt that God loves me and that I’m truly not alone in my struggle (since He is always present in my life), I still feel like a square peg trying to find a square hole here on earth.
That is what God’s peace does for us. It grounds us in place so that we can stand upright and fight in battle.
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 don’t give up hope completely my dear friends, because God is out there fighting for you and He’s giving us the armor we need to fight alongside Him. We just need to be willing to accept it!
So what can you do to combat that stigma that surrounds singleness, especially in the church?
Marriage is not inherently more valuable to God than singleness. You can be married or you can be single and either way God loves you and has created a way for you to just be you.
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
Matthew 10:29-31 “Are not two sparrows sold for a copper coin? And not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”
Whether you’ve been rejected verbally, physically, or mentally, it never feels good and can cause you to question many things about your life. So here are 5 ways to handle rejection without letting it get the best of you.