What If It Started With Us Single Christians?

11:00 a.m. was called out as “the most segregated hour of the week” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in one of his final speeches which he gave on March 31, 1968, just four days before he was assassinated. In case you’re not sure what that means, it means that the most traditional hour of…

In 2018: From a Happier New You to a Happier New Year

Happy New Year, my single Christian friends all over the world! Happy New Year also to all my married Christian friends who have been reading, following, and supporting my blog, FB page and/or IG posts. Isn’t a new year fun? Refreshing? I like new years. I’ve been reviewing my life over the last several days,…

More Word, Less Lip, in 2018

The latest Happy New Year is almost here! Can you believe it? In less than 24 hours, we will jump over the hump of the Christmas holidays and land right at the start of a sparkling, fresh, brand new year. Before we get there, how did you do on last January’s new year resolutions? Can…

One Solitary Life

Here is a man who was born in an obscure village as the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in another obscure village. He worked in a carpenter shop until he was thirty and then for three years was an itinerant preacher. He never wrote a book. He never held an office. He…

Christmas Came to Send Easter

When I was a young child, I was very quiet, but observant and analytical. And, apparently, I asked a lot of questions. My dad once told me he used to call me The Question Box and shared examples of what that looked like on one occasion (“Why is the moon round?”). I guess I had…

Christian Single’s Guide to Surviving Cuffing Season: Eight Tips

Cold, wintery weather and the Christmas holidays, a deadly duo for Christian singles, are here in full swing. You stay bundled up in layers of warm winter clothes and wish for someone romantic to kiss while you warm up your car alone under foggy windows. You long to go to Christmas parties with your romantic…

It Is Enough

Living a simpler lifestyle has its benefits. It’s been seven months since I early retired. I knew ahead of time that I was going to have to simplify my lifestyle. I didn’t realize how many adjustments I was going to have to make to simplify my life. It helped that I had already taken steps…

A Letter From God to His Single Child: When You Are Feeling Lonely at Christmas

My child, beloved and adored, with a heart shivering cold, I see you are lonely at Christmas because you are not married. I see you glance, a bit enviously, at happy couples laughing and holding hands in restaurants and walking around the mall. I hear your sighs when you see another couple get engaged. You…

Let the Fun Begin, 2017 Version! 32 More Holiday Questions

Last year I posted a list of 32 fun Christmas holiday questions that got a little traction. This year I came up with 32 new fun holiday questions (one for each day from today through Christmas Eve) for you to answer for yourself, then copy and paste and share to social media, or to use…

25 Reasons That Comparisons Are Sure-Fire Loser Strategies for Single Christians

He got a new car. Man, that’s nice. And look at my piece of junk. Her house is so big and so beautiful. All I can afford is this tiny little apartment. Look at his muscles. I bet he uses steroids. She just got engaged and she’s not even that spiritual. I haven’t had a…

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