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April 26, 2014 by


A comment on this week’s post about the importance of patience as we learn to be content with what we have – really struck a chord with me. I used to be possibly one of the most impatient people on the planet at times. My time frame was in seconds, minutes and hours. That is […]

Prayer Day – Materialism

April 24, 2014 by

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Definition of materialism (Google) –   a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.       Lord, You desire our obedience in every area of our lives. And You are MOST WORTHY of our obedience in everything. Please give us hearts that long for Your presence, and […]

He looks identical to Christ – by Kayla

March 25, 2014 by

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Please check out this post my friend, Kayla, wrote about her experience this past weekend. THIS is the place where we must start with Jesus. This broken, humble place where we truly see just what wretched sinners we are and we begin to appreciate the magnitude of what Jesus has done for us. Please focus […]

“God, Don’t Waste My Time…”

March 1, 2014 by


I see this so much. We profess Christ. We pray constantly for what we want – a boyfriend, a husband, a family. We pray and pray and pray and we don’t see things changing. We get really frustrated. We may even start to get bitter and angry towards God. If we are not extremely careful, […]

The Artificial Romance Issue – From the Archives

February 9, 2014 by


Gentlemen, (For those who didn’t see my post yesterday to my brothers in Christ) I am going to change things a bit. I plan to have a number of “Ladies Only” posts – actually, probably the majority of my posts will be this way from this point on. I want the women to have a […]

Being Needy and Clingy Repels Men (and Everyone Else, Too!)

December 26, 2013 by


If you have ever been in any kind of relationship with someone who is needy and clingy all the time – you know that it can feel like imprisonment.  Even if it is just a coworker or a classmate at school.  There is something about neediness/clinginess that just sucks all of the emotional life out […]

Contentment During the Christmas Season

December 23, 2013 by


Loneliness has got to be one of the most frustrating and painful aspects of singleness. This time of year can seem to exacerbate loneliness and maybe even tempt many of you into depression.  (Depression this time of year is an issue for many people, actually.)  For singles, it’s easy to feel like “everyone else” has […]