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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 11

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 9 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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Single, Sixty And Alone Again

I don’t like being alone. There is a certain pathetic feeling to it. Especially going to restaurants. The hostess is pulling out menus as you approach the counter, and when you say, “Table for one,” she glances behind you as if to say, “Are you sure?” while she quickly stuffs the unneeded menus back under the counter. Going to movies …

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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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Please. Stop Telling Single Parents How Strong They Are

People always tell me how strong I am, like it’s a compliment. And I get it, really. It’s meant as one. After all, being strong is a good thing in this life. Something we all strive toward. We all want to be seen as capable, and confident, and someone others can depend on. As Christians, we know that our true …

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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 10

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 10 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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The Best Worst Date Story

“You need to borrow $20? Are you kidding me?” was just one of many comments made on the worst date of my life. This was back a few years when I was living on the coast of North Carolina. I had been talking with some friends, and they insisted that I go out with this guy they knew named Billy. …

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When You’re Stuck In Breakup Limbo

When I was in a 12-step program, it was really easy to be single. It was recommended we not date while on the program, and I knew I was not in a place to date, so I put myself in a 1-year sanction from dating. It was rather comical, because some of my guy friends would ask, “Hey, you think …

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When God Doesn’t Meet Your Expectations

What happens when God doesn’t meet your relationship expectations? If you’ve been single for any amount of time, then you’ve probably had to face this question before. When we were younger, many of us bought into the belief that God had a special person predestined for us, and we would inevitably meet them and fall in love by a certain …

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When We Ask Ourselves Why Am I Not Enough?

I’m so tired of crying. I cried when my first girlfriend and I broke up and I cried when my second girlfriend and I broke up. I felt this deep sadness and despair. I contemplated what I could have done differently to keep the relationship going. I wrestled with those thoughts and tried to put together the jigsaw that seemed …

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Why You’re Settling For The Wrong Person (And What To Do About It)

It was our second date. And quite honestly, one date too many. As I sat across from this man I’d known only a couple of weeks, a million reasons crossed my mind as to why I shouldn’t be there. I’d just witnessed him making fun of someone. He talked non-stop about the other women he’d recently dated. He was arrogant. …

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