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Holly Hrywnak

Holly is a 30ish-year-old writer who strives to share honestly and transparently in hopes that it will encourage others to be open about their own struggles and lessons learned. She's been accused of being sassy, which she finds to be an admirable attribute. Her favorite things include: making people laugh, chocolate, sweatshirt weather and authentic conversations over coffee. One day she hopes to find herself a bearded lumberjack to call her own.

Confessions Of A Single Woman: Marriage Isn’t My Goal

Have you ever been talking to someone and they said something that you knew was exactly what you needed to hear? Maybe they didn’t even mean it for you, but they were just sharing their heart concerning a conversation or a situation. That happened to me recently when I was talking to my mom. In my life, my mom is …

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The Mountain Of Singleness

Some mornings before I can remove the crusties from the corners of my eyes I am aware there is a mountain before me. Mornings where a heaviness, a grief, or a stumbling block looms, just waiting for me to roll out of bed. I haven’t even had a cup of coffee get into my bloodstream — yet this thing wants …

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Recipe For A Good Husband

Last August my grandma turned 80 years old. For the past 7 months she has yo-yoed between the hospital and rehabs as her health continues to deteriorate. It’s a difficult process, watching someone you love so dearly slowly fade from the strong, determined woman you once knew. My grandma was a powerhouse of the faith — the kind of woman …

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Should Christians Meet Every Need?

There’s a good chance you know someone who’s going through a difficult time. If not, take a quick scroll through your social media newsfeed or a brief listen to the national news networks, and you’ll hear of people facing horrible realities. Just within the last few weeks, we’ve seen innocent people attacked — from Dallas, Texas, to Nice, France. Daily, …

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A Bride In Waiting

I’ve been dreaming about my wedding day for as long as I can remember. As a little girl, I would scour bridal magazines, oohing and ahhing at each of the gowns. There was one gown in particular that, at the time, was my absolute dream wedding dress. I ripped the picture out of the magazine, folded it up and put …

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Interview: Wendee Mannon’s New Book “Love Unstuck”

As a single woman, have you ever wondered how you can move forward in finding love? Wendy Mannon is the author of Love Unstuck: Be the Leading Lady, as well as, the owner and CEO of a Christian online dating site; and she has some wisdom for us on how to walk out this journey. She focuses on the importance …

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Distracted By Singleness

In an attempt to encourage, people often like to share with singles the many “pros” to being single. I’ll admit, there are pros to singleness. For example, we don’t get woken up in the middle of the night because our kid just wet the bed or threw up or both. We don’t have to split our holiday dinners between our …

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Pursuing Brokenness

In life, we all have choices to make. One of those choices is whether we will allow brokenness to make us beautiful or bitter. I’ve seen both results in my own life — times when I changed for the better, and times when I allowed circumstances to harden my heart. In those moments, I chose anger, unforgiveness and bitterness to …

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Interview: Stephanie Rische – I Was Blind (Dating), But Now I See

When talking to Stephanie Rische, I noticed something rather quickly that I admired greatly: her ability to be graciously honest. Often people will try to cover their struggles and portray a stronger version of themselves for the world to see, but Stephanie didn’t do that because she understands the importance of sharing transparently with others. When we’re open with our …

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10 Things Singles Can Do Instead Of Complaining About Valentine’s Day

We are quickly approaching every single’s least favorite “holiday”: Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day chocolates, which can be quickly spotted by the bright red wrappers, has been on sale since before Christmas stuff had time to get off the shelves. Get out of the way, Santa! Cupid is here. Cupid brings with it all its lovey-dovey-glory and weeks worth of romantic …

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