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Single Matters is thrilled to share posts from guest writers. You'll find the bio of the writer inside the article.

Surrender Your Heart

That poem kept coming to mind. It spoke as if God knew how much I wanted someone to love me and stay with me. It spoke of that someone being prepared for me. It also spoke so much more—words that messed with me. My sister had it framed in her room. God was framing it in my heart. I wanted …

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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 4

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 4 The Bible provides sufficient principles for child rearing, but it does not give us a detailed blueprint for every action. Let’s keep in mind that God’s Word speaks clearly of the righteous goal for parenting: “Be ye holy for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16). It is …

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Why I’m Retiring My First-Date Outfit

I have decided to retire my first-date outfit. You know, the go-to “this is meeee … me trying to be cute, fun, easy-breezy gal, without looking like I really tried” outfit. When in reality, I have actually ransacked my entire closet, combing through every piece of clothing, meticulously inspecting each item. What does this top REALLY say about me? Because …

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When God Writes Your Story: Matt & Rachael

Some would call my story a fairy tale. That’s how it looked on the outside. I was 20 years old when I finally worked up the courage to end a very unhealthy relationship—one that I had known (for four years) was not where God wanted me. I remember the feeling of freedom I had when that relationship was truly over. …

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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 3

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 3 Third in our series on things single parents need to know to raise healthy kids. ABCs for Single Parenting: Part 3 covers G, H & I. The Bible provides sufficient principles for child rearing, but it does not give us a detailed blueprint for every action. Let’s …

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A Culture Of Honor

Recently I read Philippians 2:1-5 with new spiritual eyes as if for the first time with joy in my spirit, yes, but also with deep conviction. Here Paul painted a picture of the consideration and grace we owe one another in God’s family. God pierced my heart and spirit with this passage. If you have any encouragement from being united with …

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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 2

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 2 The Bible provides sufficient principles for child rearing, but it does not give us a detailed blueprint for every action. Let’s keep in mind that God’s Word speaks clearly of the righteous goal for parenting: “Be ye holy for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16). It is …

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ABCs For Single Parenting

THE ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) FOR RAISING SPIRITUALLY SENSITIVE CHILDREN The first 3 of 26 topics represent what I believe to be the absolute basic criteria for raising spiritually sensitive children. I have begun with Authority because it is the absolute foundation of good parenting. That doesn’t mean that I believe that the authoritarian style of parenting is the most …

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[Video] Poopourri

This is just too good to be true … and we can’t explain what this product is all about. Let’s just say you’ll never be embarrassed while visiting someone else’s restroom again. You are welcome.  

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[Video] Tim Hawkins Bad Wedding Songs

For our dating audience – Tim Hawkins does a skit on what songs you shouldn’t use at your wedding in “Bad Wedding Songs.”  

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