Singleness and the Sovereignty of God

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,”declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 I struggle with...

Singleness

“Godliness with contentment is great gain.” (1 Timothy 6:6) Graduating from Baylor University in the mid-90’s I assumed like my friends that I would marry in a few years. Why would my life not follow the pattern of my mom and friend’s moms? For many women in my...

Living with Singleness

Do not fear disgrace. . . You will forget the shame of your youth and remember no more the reproach of your widowhood. For your Maker is your husband—the Lord Almighty is his name—the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth.   Isaiah...
My Island Life

My Island Life

Renee’s Story: I decided to reinvent myself by moving to a Caribbean island at age 29. I managed a gift shop and also was an ocean kayak tour guide. There were a few local guides and one specifically caught my eye. We began spending time together, and eventually...

God’s Purposes in My Story

“I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills His purpose for me.”  Psalm 57:2 When it comes to dating and trusting God for a husband, I find fertile ground for “what if’s”. . . what if I would have agreed to being set up by my mother’s friend? What if I had been...