My Summer in the South: Fireflies and an Aching Heart.

“When I study and understand my life story, I can then join God as a coauthor. I don’t have to settle for merely being a reader of my life; God calls me to be a writer of my future.” – Dan. B Allender, To Be Told I’m spending my summer in the south! … Well, technically I’m […]

To My Married Friends

Dear Married Friends, Thank you. I know this might not be what you were expecting. Maybe the single people in your life have other things to say about you, or your marriage, or the fact that you’ve found the elusive “one”, but I want to simply give you thanks. You see… I’m grateful for you. […]

Valentine’s Day!

I love Valentine’s Day! I know, I know…according to Society (who is the living worst, by the way!), since I’m unmarried and without the elusive “Valentine”, I’m supposed to be bitter and perturbed and all, “Happy Single’s Awareness Day!” Alas, I’m not. I love this day. I love what it represents… True, unconditional, love. I’m not talking about the […]

Marriage Isn’t So Scary Anymore

Marriage is terrifying. It’s not the commitment – I commit myself to people, places, and things all the time. It’s not the “settling down” – Lots of married people live adventurous lives, filled with excitement. It’s not even the living-with-a-boy-who’s-not-your-dad thing – Boys kill spiders and can reach things on the top shelf and are really good at […]

Day #212: Getting Personal

This week’s post was taken from my 365-day dating experiment, “The Postcard of My [Single] Life” from May 4, 2010. I revisited the retired blog today and thought it was a fantastic post that still reigns true today. Enjoy! It’s easy to take the subject matter of “dating” and spin it with a humorous and […]