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.”
In those moments (when I feel inadequate, self conscious, and unworthy) all of my insecurities about being single rush to the surface and I’m overwhelmed by emotions tied to my dwindling hope of a brighter future. Those are the moments when I need to remember to seek the truth in God’s word, rather than listening to the lies of the world.
We are all God's beloved children, so we can all rest secure, knowing that he is our protector, our hope, and the truest of true love. You know, the kind of true love that we all dream about. Forget Prince Charming, I'll take Jesus!
So, moment of transparency, dear friends. I've been emotionally exhausted with the state of the world lately, and truthfully, have not had the emotional or mental energy to devote to writing a blog post. For today, I'm going to merely leave you with the lyrics of my go-to song when I need hope that at … Continue reading Hope
Photo by pixaby Pride is one of the strongest qualities that makes us human. It is essentially what ripped us from the arms of God in the first place. Isaiah describes pride as trying to raise ourselves above God or make ourselves like God and in Genesis 3:2-6 we see Eve being deceived by the enemy … Continue reading Proud
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?
God changes things. He changes us. If you feel like you'll never get past the bitterness, anger, anxiety, or depression of being single (whether it's due to a nasty, heart crushing break-up or divorce or just due to having never been in a relationship all together) in a culture that values and almost idolizes romantic … Continue reading Changeling
Photo by Caleb Frith There are many things in life that we tend to fear, but for many people the idea of being alone is terrifying. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that at some point you've likely been afraid of being alone. Whether that be the idea of having … Continue reading Single’s Survival Guide: Being Okay with Being Alone
Welcome to Holland is a poem that describes how our previous expectations can impact our ability to enjoy our current reality. While the original intent of the poem may be about a life situation that is more serious than remaining single, the message can be applied to many different situations because we have all experienced … Continue reading Tulips or Tuscany