Raising Standards

This past Saturday, I went to brunch with a few girlfriends.  During our casual conversation, one of them (who’s been married for 5 years) was “giving advice” to another (who’s single and desiring to be married). In her advice, she told her that marriage was a business deal and should be treated as such by focusing on how […]

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Single and Single-Minded

“I’m single-minded in pursuit of you; don’t let me miss the road signs you’ve posted.” Psalm 119:10 MSG Being single and secretly hoping for a spouse is incredibly burdensome.  During the holidays, all I want to do is wait for the time to pass so that I can get back to “normal” life – the […]

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Remaining Above Today’s Cultural Norms

Today was a rare morning.  I woke up to birds chirping and a beautiful sunrise that beamed through my windows.  It put me in the mood to wake up early and do a little grocery shopping. After perusing the store for essential and mostly more non-essential items, I stood in one of the checkout lines waiting […]

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