In 2013, I wrote a blog post called “Please stop being a Valentine’s Day hater.” I was 28 years old and still deeply single. Deeply single (adj.) \ˈdēplē ˈsiŋ-gəl\ 1: a state of singleness far beyond the demographic checkboxes of “married” or “single” 2: an inability to remember the last time you went out on… Read More
“And we urge you, brothers and sisters, admonish the undisciplined, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient toward all.” Two nights ago, just before falling asleep, I asked God to use me, to allow me to be His hands and feet in my day. I specifically prayed, “Lord, help me be loving, kind, gracious,… Read More
Even though our culture has dramatically changed, and most women do not marry immediately after college (the median age for American females who wed is 26 years old), I’ve found that most young women, especially Christians, still maintain a hope of meeting her husband in college and marrying shortly after. As I work with high school and… Read More
I’m going to be brutally honest here. I hate folding my husband’s undershirts. I’ve never been a fan of folding laundry, but his laundry is the worst. When we first got married, folks would ask, “What’s been the biggest surprise in marriage?” “THE AMOUNT OF LAUNDRY HE ADDS.” was always my reply. My husband owns… Read More
By the time you’re 18, you will have already spent 93% of the days you’ll have with your parents in your entire life time. That’s 6,570 days. Then you go to college, and at best, you’ll see your parents 80-440 days. Post-college, 380 days. So, what should Winter Break really be about? Netflix-binging or intentional time with the people you love?