Tag archive for mediocrity is not an option

10 simple points about leaving the friend zone

Dear guys, This is going to be a long one. For those of you cannot handle the 2,000-word letter this is likely to become, please scroll down for the TL;DR* at the end. A good friend of mine gave me a good laugh a few hours ago (edit: I wrote this on Nov 30) when […]

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10 things she’ll probably look for before she says “Yes”.

Peter: I hope this finds you well. I recently wrote something on the Friend Zone and intended to post it before this, but because it’s addressed to men, I have to find a way to edit it down from the 2000-word letter it currently is to a more palatable length. In the meantime, here’s the […]

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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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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 things that try to draw us away from Christ

Howdy. It’s been a while. Today, I decided that there’s a truth I need to face. There are things in my life that are fighting for my attention, trying to distract me from my relationship with Christ. They are like green chameleons in a jar of pickled cucumbers; some because they pretend to be more […]

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Stop taking that woman for granted

Dear married and courting men who are taking your wives and girlfriends for granted, It’s been a while. I blame it on the rat race. I have an interesting update on that, but for now, I wanted to share something that’s been on my heart. I am writing this (or rather, I wrote it on […]

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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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Is it ever okay to walk?

When it comes to emotive issues (abortion, property rights, Biblical womanhood, etc), I tend to have firm, unwavering opinions. Divorce is one thing about which I have had a stubborn stand for a long time. In my view, until very recently, it was just never  permissible for any serious Christian couple. As far as I […]

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10 ways to know if a man is test-driving you

Hey, ladies. Are you wondering if that man you love so much is wasting your time? A few years ago, I read an article on Boundless.org titled Stop Test-Driving Your Girlfriend. I’m sure you’ve read it already… and if you’re like me, it hits home in so many ways. But these men are so slick […]

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