For the Girl Who is Hurting: A Response to 4:43

It’s a story we all know well. Girl meets boy. Boy treats girl like trash. Girl teaches boy about life. Relationship ends. Boy becomes a man. Man meets another girl. Man marries the other girl. With the release of Jay-Z’s 4:44, this scenario has been a topic of discussion on the internet. Specifically, there was […]

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It’s Okay to Struggle with Your Singleness

It’s hard for me to even fathom that I am writing this. But the real truth is, lately I’ve been struggling with my singleness. The same woman who wrote Dear Future Husband to let her future husband know that she’s not waiting on him, but that she’ll do everything God has called her to do with or without […]

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The Battle for Purity: 3 Practical Ways to Fight Sexual Sin

The battle for purity has never been a pretty one. It’s oftentimes filled with regrets, moments of sexual compromise we wish we could just take back, and wounds only time and Jesus can heal. And it seems like the longer we stay single – the harder the battle gets – the more the urges and desires […]

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A Prayer for the Single Woman Still Wounded by Love

As a woman who has experienced the heartache of a long-term, broken (even sometimes abusive) relationship and who then continued to engage in more fruitless, broken relationships, I understand that love can wound you. It can wound you so much so that you continue into a cycle of hurt and pain with more men. A […]

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Single, Saved, and Still Wanting Sex: Is the Church Talking About Sex Enough?

Over the past week, I’ve been seeing this advertisement for an event entitled “Single, Saved, and Still Wanting Sex… I Still Want It: A Transparent Conversation About Being Holy and Horny”! Reactions to the event ranged from laughter, to being appalled that the church would even hold such an event, and to finally, the church is keeping […]

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Dear Future Husband: I’m Not Waiting On You

Dear Future Husband, I’m sure you are worth the wait, but I’m not waiting on you! Of course, as a Christian woman, I will wait on you in terms of purity. Because the Bible says my body is a temple – not my own, bought with a price, therefore, I should honor God with it […]

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Single on Valentine’s Day: 3 Things To Do Instead of Feeling Sorry for Yourself

Oh, Valentine’s Day! A day that can be a single’s least favorite day of the year. As you watch all your married and in relationship friends post pictures of their fancy dinners, bouquet of roses, and boxes of chocolates, it can be hard not to feel sorry for yourself – to not wonder why you’re […]

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