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Is Love Possible A Second Time?

Jada’s story Jada’s husband died suddenly and unexpectedly from a heart attack while crossing the finish line of a marathon. He had fulfilled a dream to complete a marathon, but it had cost him his life. In that instant, Jada’s life as she knew it crumbled, and now she had the long, hard journey of raising her three children alone. …

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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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What Married People Need To Know About Singleness

I talk to singles all the time. I hear a few common things about what is hard about being single, what is missing in the singles ministries in the church and what they feel most misunderstood about. Next time you want to tell someone who is single that it’s a gift, enjoy this time being single, God’s timing is perfect …

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My Online Dating Experience Doesn’t Define Who I Am

I haven’t been in a serious relationship for going on eight years now. I’ve gone on a few dates—left a few of those dates early. Yes, they were THAT bad. I’ve made a few bad choices. Got my heart attached to guys who had no intention of getting attached. I’ve tried meeting guys. All the places you’re “supposed” to meet …

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Finding Spiritual Freedom In Dating

Freedom is the ability to be who we truly are at the core of our character in Christ. When we are authentically our true selves, we can enjoy dating because we have nothing to lose and we are able to walk out our deeper character with confidence. Essentially, we stop apologizing for who we are, and insecurities don’t weigh us …

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Live, Laugh, Love

When I was 12, I admired my older counterparts. I believed that they held all of the answers and could do anything they wanted. I mean, the people I admired wore makeup, could drive, were fearless and had boyfriends. My priorities were certainly in order. In any case, it’s funny to be 23 years young and still feel 12 at …

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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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Thank God For Unanswered Prayers

I wanted to marry my boyfriend because, after all, I had invested several years into this relationship. Marriage would be the next natural step, wouldn’t it? I prayed to God for the fulfillment of my heart’s desire to marry this man. Then my prayer was not answered. The relationship ended because my boyfriend was not nearly as committed to this …

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