Tag archive for risks

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 ways to deal with friends and family who expect freebies

Hi there, business owners! For some reason, today I slightly miss the regularity of the rat race. Before I go any further, I’d like to apologize for randomly stopping the 40 day devotional series. My publisher saw it, thought it would make a great book, and that was that :). Anyway. As you know, I […]

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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 questions you should NEVER ask a woman

A friend of mine jolted me out of my procrastination by linking to an article on Thought Catalog about things you should never ask a woman. I said “Oh, no! I wanted to blog that!” and was relieved when I skimmed through the article and found that it was different from this list, which I […]

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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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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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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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