Tag archive for God is in control

Stop running

Hey, guys. I know… it’s been a while. My apologies. When I got home from church on Sunday, I felt led to reread the story of Jonah, one that I’m sure you’re very familiar with. Jonah is a short book, doesn’t take that long to read. I always considered this prophet somewhat immature and very […]

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10 things to consider if you’re interested in a single dad

Ladies, I trust that we all know by now that The List is something that is better off trimmed, if not completely discarded. I’m pretty sure that five years ago, you were determined to end up with a tall, dark, rich, handsome, educated, childless, teetotaling, fashion-conscious, sexually skilled virgin who of course was also a […]

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10 misconceptions single women have – and 10 simple truths to adjust them

Dear unmarried ladies, The church has beaten this topic to a pulp. I know. I’m sorry for adding this to the noise. Today, I share a post I wrote on March 1st, after fighting with my kitchen sink stopper, which had gotten stuck after I so gingerly put it in upside down in an epic […]

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10 possible reasons why you are not over him

Hey, lady! It’s a beautiful day today, despite the clouds and the flurries. Ever have one of those days where you just feel beautiful and blessed no matter what is going on? It is said that every single woman hides in her heart a poignant memory of The One That Got Away. The Mr. Right […]

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Should I shut the door or leave it open?

Hey there. Do you ever ask yourself if you should shut a door or leave it open? I’m not talking bathroom doors and married couples here. I mean professional, relationship, academic doors. People doors. Situation doors. How do you decide if you should persist in something, give it a break or let it go completely? […]

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Guile-abastron

Hey, ladies. I’m sitting here trying to figure out two things: whether my coconut rice is too coconut-y and whether I’m just a drama queen in serious need of some Alabastron therapy. I’ll figure out the rice thing later. Over the past few months, on and off, I’ve tried to warm up to Alabastron, but […]

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10 ways your FB profile might be keeping you single

Hey. How are you today? How can I pray for you? YES… this is another post about this type of thing. My apologies to everyone who’s been listening to relationships sermons at church for the past 30 Sundays. I don’t think I have too many single friends left… but I’d be so overjoyed if the few […]

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10 good reasons why you shouldn’t envy that entrepreneur

Hey, aspiring business owner. I’m back in the “rat race” after years of entrepreneurship and I thought I’d share a few things about my journey; particularly, reasons why you shouldn’t envy that entrepreneur you wish you could become. (Exodus 20:17 would be a wonderful place to start.) Granted, owning a business takes guts, and the […]

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Mercies

Hey! I got today’s post here. The following was written by a very young Matthew Henry, one of the earliest memorials we have of him after leaving seminary. He wrote it on his 20th birthday, thanking God for the manifold mercies he’d received up to that point in his young life: 1. That I am […]

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10 possible reasons why you’re still single

Hey, girlfriend. Are you single and frustrated? Oh, dear. I feel your pain. I’ve been there, done that, and even got the endorsement deal. I went from always having a boyfriend through most of my teens, to getting serious about God and suddenly feeling like all men were spiritually not serious, to finding out it […]

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