My Thoughts on (Extended) Singleness

Years ago, I did what fools do. I planned out my life. Ever heard that joke that says, “Want to make God laugh? Then tell Him your plans for the future!” Well, I did. But I still didn’t think the saying was applicable to me. In my delusion, or umm, pride…or maybe, naivete, I thought… Continue reading My Thoughts on (Extended) Singleness

Finding Value In The Process

Rear View Of Loving Couple Walking Towards House

These days I find myself looking for a new home. The journey (as always) has been interesting. About a month ago I fell in love with a house. It had all of the stuff I wanted and then some. It checked off my check boxes and created a few new ones. The seller was an… Continue reading Finding Value In The Process

Lessons From A Cat

Yesterday my roommate left for Africa.  It has been a long awaited dream that is now being fulfilled and I bless God for that.  She has been preparing Ben-Samuel all week long for her departure as best she could.  With limited understanding between species who knows how much he actually understood when she told him… Continue reading Lessons From A Cat

Blog Series: Encouragement From Marrieds To Singles (Kelly Evans)

Me: How long were you single? Kelly: I got married when I was 34, so 34 years! Me: When you think back on your time of singleness what is one word you would use to describe that time and why? Kelly: One word: mine. I want to say “adventurous” because I did enjoy being on… Continue reading Blog Series: Encouragement From Marrieds To Singles (Kelly Evans)

The Choices We Make

Last night I had the opportunity to have dinner with an old friend. It had been nearly ten years since our last dinner but our connection had not changed. We updated each other on career, relationships and faith. We talked about how weird it was that not too long ago we were in our early… Continue reading The Choices We Make

When Settling Seems to be the Only Option

Dear Lady in Waiting, In a sense I’m writing to both you and myself, because, after all I am also waiting. I know what it’s like to wait, in more ways than one. I know what it’s like to walk down the aisle of a wedding, only to go to your designated position as bridesmaid… Continue reading When Settling Seems to be the Only Option