Category Archives: Singleness

How to be Single…really?!

As the preview for How to be Single played before my eyes, I got annoyed. I think if the title simply said “A Raunchy Approach to Singleness”, maybe I wouldn’t have been so irritated, but no, this claims to be … Continue reading

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The Longest Ride – Movie Discussion

To be honest, I go into the Nicholas Sparks movies with a mixed bag of emotions. I’m hoping I’ll love it, because I’m a bit of a romantic, but I also go in skeptical, resenting that I can be so … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Grey – Resources

The much debated and anticipated 50 Shades of Grey comes on February 13—just in time for Valentine’s Day. I admit, I’m very tempted here to get snarky and make comments that would undoubtedly be seen as belittling and insulting to … Continue reading

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The Undesirable Parish

I read these words today: Richard Wurmbrand…suffered abominably at the hands of the communists for over two decades in prison. I have never seen a more gracious, kind or happier man. That meeting still profoundly affects me years later. Richard … Continue reading

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A Single Girl’s Perspective on Homosexuality

  Reprinted from Shepherd Project Ministries. I’ll be honest, this is one of those articles I haven’t wanted to write because I know how polarizing (and likely emotional) the responses will be.  It’s not that I mind making a statement … Continue reading

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Beautiful Perspective

A young woman was left a single mom, widowed when her husband, Necati, was killed by religious extremists for his faith in Jesus.  Semse shared with Voice of the Martyrs (August, 2013 newsletter) about some of their (hers and her … Continue reading

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When Affections Grow Cold

So I started this blog with a quote from Matt Chandler in mind.  “What are the things that stir your affections for Christ Jesus, and what are the things that rob you of them?”  And yesterday, sitting in church, feeling … Continue reading

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Z Blog – Smiley Faces

I keep getting text messages. Little beeps come throughout the day letting me know there’s a message waiting for me. I check my phone… a smiley face. That’s it. A simple little smile greeting me. But it’s not just a … Continue reading

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Wicked Fairies…Slumber…Unworthy Suitors…

This quote from George MacDonald (have I mentioned, like a million times already, how much I LOVE him???!!!) is one I’ve wanted to share since I started this blog… so – I don’t procrastinate or anything…  really. I never knew … Continue reading

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Mission for the Singles – Link

Saw this great post today on singleness from John Piper’s resources and thought I’d share. Marshall Segal gives “eight suggestions for making the most of your not-yet married life” that are really practical and challenging. Worth a read… and then … Continue reading

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