Tag Archives: Contentment

Work! Work! Work! | Our Single Purpose

When I got married, somehow I thought that it would lighten my workload. We’d share chores, and he’d have a wonderful job so that I could have a part-time job (or no job) and I’d have lots of time for … Continue reading

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Do I really need this? | Our Single Purpose

Lent has a long history. It has been observed by the Church since the 4th century. It’s not specifically mentioned in Scripture but it is a biblical concept. There is a pattern in Scripture of God’s people being called to … Continue reading

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Colossians on Thankfulness

I’ve decided to dig into the book of Colossians this year for my devotions. This morning as I was reading through all four chapters again to familiarize myself with the book, I was struck by how often thankfulness, in one … Continue reading

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I am thankful for my years of singleness. | Our Single Purpose

I am thankful for many things during my single years but there are a few things that I learned through those years for which I am especially grateful. I learned how to deal with bugs when I am alone. I … Continue reading

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What were you created for?

The joy of doing what you were created to do as demonstrated by ducks. 🙂 When you finally find your niche, there’s nothing better. But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob,     he who formed you, … Continue reading

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Creator and Sustainer

Proverbs 20 is full of insightful wisdom on many things and there are too many helpful verses in the chapter to write a blog post on the whole chapter. So I will trust you to read it (…and spare you … Continue reading

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Insatiable longings

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life (Ps 13:12). If you have ever had a hope deferred, you know how much heart-sickness stings. The person dealing with unwanted singleness, the couple struggling … Continue reading

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