Posts tagged singlehood
Why We Need to Depend on God, Not Guys

Last month I met up with a friend for a coffee date and a good catch up and of course, we talked about boys.  The last time I saw Annie (almost a year ago), I had a pathetic crush that I was convinced was such a big deal. I was acting like an idiot around him.  But now I can't even remember who I had a crush on or why I had even liked this boy.  Since said crush, I haven't really liked a guy, and it's been wonderful.  There was a stage when I thought I liked someone, but I'm realising I just liked the idea of a relationship, not actually him. 

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Single with a Side of Creme Brulee

How many times I'd hovered on the edge of a pool of golden light, craving to step into its glow. Afraid to because I hadn't been invited – figuratively and literally. I stopped this time, unable to leave. I had wrapped up dinner with friends earlier than expected and had decided to wander around the historic downtown of the city with just my sister for company before heading home. Now my sister and I lingered here on this odd bit of cobblestone street, tethered by longing to this sight; a hot day had steamed away into cool darkness. The French bistro tucked into the row of darling shops had expanded tonight to include a pop-up outdoor cafe. A square of white picket fencing, two-top tables, gentle globe lighting. The rest of the cobbled street seemed lately deserted. Adorable couples occupied the few tables while Ella Fitzgerald's voice soothed over them from some hidden speaker.

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3 Powerful Reasons to Be Content in Singleness

My sisters always joked I was going to be an old maid by the time I found a man that met my standards. Sometimes, I believed them, and wondered if I was going to be single forever. What kept me going was a sense that God knew best and that worrying wasn’t going to get me far. It turns out learning to be content in singleness was the best thing I could have done.

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