Tag Archives: Loneliness

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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There is hope.

 [T]he man of heaven will come and call us to life. Everyone joined to him by faith can anticipate the day to come when once again, God will breathe his very own life into bodies that have become dust. We … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things I Miss About Being Single | Our Single Purpose

Owen and I have been married just over 8 months. I’ve learned a lot this first year and have lots to share. But for a little lighter fare, here is a list of my Top 10 things that I miss … Continue reading

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Purity in uh, well…yeah, you know | Our Single Purpose

When I was single, I dreaded hearing “the purity talk” from married people. Please don’t talk to me about “waiting” and “guarding” and “abstaining” when I have no idea if I will ever marry and you’re enjoying the pleasures of … Continue reading

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My friend’s kids…

Here’s the link to my post for my friend Marlana’s blog, Our Single Purpose (a repeat for those who’ve been following my writing for a while…but a fun one!): My friend’s kids Hope you enjoy!

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“I remember the pit”

I came across this poem in a commentary on the book of Ruth. It could be read in Naomi’s voice or Ruth’s (or mine… or yours…) The enshrouding darkness Engulfs my being. Alone. Afraid. My mind a whirlpool Ever inwards … Continue reading

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Our single hope

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all we ask . . . Ephesians 3:20 If I could travel back in time about ten years or so and have a conversation with my twenty-something single … Continue reading

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