July 23rd 2014 No comments yet
Most people, Christian or not, have been raised to believe that a spouse will make them complete. After all, God said it is not good for man to be alone—so He created woman. Then God declared that when a couple marries, they leave their parents, cleave to their spouse, and become one flesh.
It is natural to conclude that because Adam needed Eve and because the two became one flesh, then we are incomplete until we find a spouse.
But that is not so.
The word …
July 11th 2014 1 comment so far
Every single person has a mental image of “the one” he or she is waiting for. We have created a picture of their appearance, personality, career, beliefs, and even behavior, some more detailed than others. While all of our preferences and definitions of “the one” differ superficially, I believe that at the core of our hearts we all define “the one” as the following:
The one I’ll spend my life with.
The one who will complete me.
The one who will love me as I am.
July 3rd 2014 3 comments so far
As a single adult, I sometimes feel that my answer to every question others ask about my personal life is the same—I’m waiting. Waiting to find the right person, waiting to start a family, the list could go on and on. But as I’ve grown older, I have realized that many of us singles, especially Christian singles, wait for things we need not to, living half lives in the name of waiting.
Sometimes waiting doesn’t mean wait.
Isaiah 40:31 says, “But they that wait upon …
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