Posts Tagged ‘Single’

Friends are Friends Forever

Valentine’s Day has come and gone and if you are single in the relationship department like me, you may have found it a tough day to get through. While I used to think that way, believing I had been forgotten by God and deprived of love, the older I get the more I realize how I haven’t been deprived at all! Through my friendships, I’ve been smothered with love, so much so, I sometimes can’t… … Continue reading

5 Ways to Win the Waiting Game

If you have ever been frustrated at God, thinking that He is withholding good things from you while giving them to others, you will fully understand where Rebecca was coming from when she emailed me.  Truth be told, I have had to wrestle with this in my own life as well. Dear Ms. Rock, How are you not mad at God?!? I’m 31 and also single. I would love to have a Godly husband.  I’m… … Continue reading

Confessions of a Bridesmaid: Why My Thought-Life is So Important

Wedding season is upon us. My life is the epitome of the old saying “Always the bridesmaid and never the bride.” I was in my first wedding when I was 9-years-old. At that time, I was so excited. I was eager to get into that special dress that the bride had picked out just for me and walk down the aisle with every eye on me. My next experience in the wedding world started at… … Continue reading

FIVE THINGS: 5 Things I’ve Learned Since I’ve been Single

  When I was married, I was oblivious to the challenges of my friends who were single, or single again. And, I’m sorry. I had been married to Dan MOST OF MY LIFE, close to 24 years. Since he passed away four years ago, it’s been eye opening. Outside of learning to grieve, and learning to heal, I’ve been learning the ropes of how to do this single life. FIVE THINGS I’ve learned since I’ve been… … Continue reading

What’s YOUR Chapter Called?

  THANK YOU for sharing some life with me on the air last week by telling me, if we were writing a book together, what your chapter would be titled in a book on parenting…marriage…a book on being single…even on how to be a better puppy owner! When my friend who’s currently writing her novel for NaNoWriMo first told me to try this challenge, my goal was to get to know you better, but really I learned… … Continue reading

How to Rock Your Singleness

If you are single and wish that you weren’t, it can be so frustrating, hurtful, lonely- you name it and you’ve probably experienced it during this season. That’s why when a question popped up in my inbox from Jenelle about how to find hope when you are tired of being single, I had to write out some of my thoughts. Jenelle knows that I just got married, but that I also have waited a very long… … Continue reading

Does Michael Tait Have Any Regrets About Being Single?

The short answer is, “Yes.” But the reasons why he thinks he’s still single are even more interesting and show us something important about relationships: “Being single is not a choice for me… This is deep. I actually haven’t said this much on film, guys, so appreciate this. My one regret in life when I look back – I probably would have gotten married earlier. Gotten married period. And had some kids… I think I would have… … Continue reading

3 Things Married People Should STOP Saying to Singles

We’ve all experienced it. That awkward moment when well-meaning people try to comfort singles with words of hope and encouragement. Sometimes (and by sometimes I mean hardly ever), it actually does what it’s meant to do. But the other 98% of the time, it fails miserably. The problem is that good intentions don’t always translate into good communication. It’s important for those who are married to remember the struggles that may come with being single… … Continue reading

Stop Waiting to Live Your Life

I will really start living when __________ .   What would you put in that blank? – When I get my dream job – When I have kids -When I get out of debt I have been filling that blank with “When I get married.” Since I was five years old and taking care of my baby dolls, I have wanted to get married and have a family! However, God’s timing has been much different… … Continue reading