I am 31 and single, and I am burdened for you. You who wake up on both sides of the bed every morning. You who sit alone, eat alone, weep alone, laugh alone, live each day alone. You who continue to check the dreaded marital-status box – single. I write to you. Not as one who … More Your Single Days Are Now
Sometimes when I write, my brain is quiet. Too quiet. My fingers wait, paralyzed. To express something that doesn’t feel . . . there. How? Sometimes when I write, my brain is noisy. Far too noisy. It seems my fingers can’t keep up . . . but repeatedly press the “backspace” key and somehow still … More Sometimes When I Write . . .
I live in Louisville – the 29th largest city in the U.S. with a metro population of 1,269,702. Life in “the Ville” is thrilling. Always something to do. Somewhere to go. People to hang with. Great parks. Events galore. It’s a happenin’ place. But I don’t consider myself a “city girl.” I dislike almost anything … More The Ville
I sometimes think I’m a freak of nature. I despise bananas. Housework is one of my favorite pastimes. I hate the thought of dancing. And for a highly opinionated person, my vote is, “I don’t care,” A LOT. But I really feel like a freak of nature when it comes to Bible study. I choose … More Why Study the Bible?
A year ago, I received a very unexpected gift – one which would prove to change my life forever. This is her story. Yes, her. A girl randomly assigned to my mentoring agenda. As with everything scheduled by man, this encounter was sovereignly ordained by God. Otherwise, I’m not sure I would have chosen it. … More An Unexpected Gift
Sometimes I wonder whose life I’m living. The events of the past few years just don’t make sense. I have seen crazy, incomprehensible, obvious things. I have made outlandish alterations to my plans and poured out more than I have to give. I have possessed a spiritual awareness that is mind-boggling, strange, and surprising. A compelling … More The Only Explanation I Have
I enter my thirties as a single woman, and a strange phenomenon occurs. You see, a content, single, thirty-year-old woman is a peculiarity to the watching world – Christian and non-Christian alike. “Why aren’t you married? Why aren’t you upset that you’re not married? Why aren’t you doing something about your singleness?” And then this: … More Yes, I’m a Woman, and Yes, I Love the Bible