In single life, you don't have to let anyone in. You don't have to be vulnerable and wonder if they can/want to handle it. There is always fear in vulnerability.
Honestly, though, if I am ever going to be blessed with the relationship mentioned above, i can be nothing but myself: honest, loyal, who.I.am.
Finally participating in 5 Minute Friday again. The rules are: write for 5 minutes. No over-thinking; no over-editing. This week's prompt is: Middle Ready? GO "Oh, he's married, so he's off the table", I joked at a restaurant with some friends. "Man, you just make it so hard to set you up", a friend joked back. "No, no. … Continue reading “The List”
We know all the lingo, the words to the songs, we raise our hands in Worship. But, it's not enough...Our hearts have to be filled with faith & our lives filled with action. Lip service, pious tweets, & pretty Instagram pictures aren't enough.
The question: "does he/she love Jesus?" should never be an obsolete question when discussing relationships - it should be the most important. So, does he love Jesus?
But, this time is a beautiful time I get to use to grow into the calling God has place on my life, to build a life I love...
Embracing the Single Life As I was working on my last series, I have been thinking a lot about where my focus is going to lie here. Last year, some of you may remember Cousin convinced me to document my Adventures in Dating. Telling my story of single life, and trying to get out there. … Continue reading Embracing the Single Life
"Certain things will catch your eye, but pursue only those things that capture your heart." - Ancient Native American Proverb Confession time? I have a list. You know, the list... I've called it my "Him List". Honestly, it isn't that hard to track down...it resides at the back of my Bible, a tradition I started in … Continue reading Waiting For Capture
"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life." - Proverbs 13:12 I did it. I packed up my life, loaded as much of it into my car as would fit, and drove across country with my mom. Back to a place I never thought I'd call home again. … Continue reading #LovelySunday – HOPE
So Excited to announce that I am only 1 lb away from my 1st mini goal. Once that goal is hit, that will be about 6.5 lbs down since I "started" in December. Honestly, I could have gotten further, but, I didn't try as hard, wasn't so focused, and often found myself extremely stressed. But, … Continue reading Mini-Goal #1