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In the FAITH category you will find articles that speak to your walk with God and deepen your relationship with Jesus. The three topics include: SPIRITUAL FORMATION, PRAYER and FREEDOM. Single Matters wants to help you create an atmosphere for God to enter in and dwell with you through Biblical teaching, encouragement in prayer and devotionals. You’ll find opportunities to talk with God about the deep things going on in your heart, soul and mind.

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When Will I Have A Breakthrough?

Have you ever cried out to God for a breakthrough in an area of your life? Maybe you want to see God heal a relationship, or move you on to the next season of your life. If you are in this place, I have encouragement for you. There isn’t a 3-step plan to get you to your breakthrough, but since …

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Is Shame Your Secret Friend?

Shame is not a friend of mine. It causes slumped shoulders, sparse eye contact and a superficial connection. When released into relationships, it is a killer. Reaching out becomes challenging, because shame is a mindset. As I already mentioned, shame is not a friend of mine. I detest shame with a passion, because it results in distance. The distance occurs …

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Are We Satisfied With Less?

There is something stirring about watching geese fly in perfect V-formation across the sky. Their flying south for the winter is poetry in motion. It is who God created them to be. It looks effortless, but for them it is a lot of work. I am not sure if this is a phenomenon just in the southeastern United States or …

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The Gift Of Patience

Imagine receiving the gift of patience. Sounds boring, doesn’t it? It is like one of those really amazing things that mature people do … they have patience. But what if you set your eyes on what you want, and it is within your grasp? Perhaps you meet a new love interest, are on the verge of applying for a new …

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Why You Should Find A Mentor

“If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying” is something someone told me shortly after I joined the military. They weren’t saying that I should actually cheat. They saw me spinning my wheels with little to show for it and tried to teach me a lesson in productivity. They were saying, if you’re not talking to people who have successfully done …

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The Control Freak

You love them but cannot handle them. Over-the-top, having to control everything … a little of a control freak goes a very long way. Do you have friends or family who fit this description? Do you fit this description? Okay, admit it: We all secretly want to be in the driver’s seat of life. We can disguise the longing, masquerade …

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Love Is Right Where You Are

There are all sorts of friends. There are work friends that you don’t interact with much outside the office, church friends, college friends and long-term friends. Then there are smaller subcategories of friends … the “help-you-move” friends and “take-you-to-the-airport” friends are a rare breed. Everyone needs at least one 3:00am friend to call when you are struggling in the middle …

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5 Reasons To Live Abroad

It’s been 6 months since I landed back on American soil. A lot has happened in those 6 months. My taste buds have been reunited with American cuisine. I’ve been able to use a grown-up sized towel instead of one most of us are used to using in the kitchen, and I’ve been able to communicate. I’ve gotten an array …

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Why Do You Believe What You Believe?

Information has never been more readily available. Everything you could ever dream of knowing about someone, someplace or somewhere is right at your fingertips instantaneously. As great as this may seem on the outside, it makes me wonder how or what affects people on the inside. Is it causing us to become solely focused on the behavior of others? Have …

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Overcoming Valentine Blues

  Sometimes stories in the Bible are too good to condense for the sake of a point. A fresh reading of a story in its entirety brings about greater understanding and spiritual nutrition. I usually aim to paraphrase or reference Scripture to illustrate a point; however, I think this is one of those sometimes moments. I believe the reading of …

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