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How I Learned About Rejoicing in the Sock Aisle at Target

By on August 31, 2017 in Christian Life with 23 Comments

This is the story of how I ended up crying my eyes out in the sock aisle of Target … and I learned about rejoicing. Oh, the adventures a woman can have at Target, am I right ladies?! The possibilities are endless, even when the paycheck is small. This particular venture that beckoned me to […]

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Ms. Independent Gets Married

By on April 11, 2017 in Marriage with 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: Below is a correspondence from a reader written to Dr. Dorothy Patterson, affectionately known as “Dottie.”   Dear Dottie, What advice would you give women who are transitioning from singleness to marriage?  Unlike my parents, the Lord did not give me the opportunity to marry while I was young.  I’m in my late 20s […]

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Why Bargain With God?

By on March 28, 2017 in Faith with 2 Comments

Once there was a woman who loved God deeply. She knew that He was good and she tried to follow Him every day out of gratitude for all that He had done for her. He was all she needed. But this woman had a deep desire to be married. And as her friends and family […]

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4 Pinterest Boards You Shouldn't Have

By on January 5, 2017 in Christian Life with 5 Comments

God has laid this on my heart a while ago, and I’m finally getting around to writing this. I really enjoy Pinterest. It’s like this gold mine of awesome ideas that are all in one place that I can organize by category. I am on it ALL THE TIME. Behind the Bible and creation itself, […]

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The Single Woman’s Home

By on October 27, 2016 in House and Home with 8 Comments

As a Christian woman, trained as a Home Economist, I never expected to be single past my mid-twenties. However, the Lord had a much different plan for me and has gently matured my attitude toward singleness, as well as the purpose of marriage.   I know now that I should marry only if our united lives […]

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"Are You Worried About Getting Married?"

By on September 23, 2014 in BW Statement, Singleness with 0 Comments

Singleness – We believe that unmarried women are fully valued in Christ; that by their chaste and set-apart lives they may especially devote themselves to service in the Kingdom of God during either their season or lifetime of singleness (1 Cor 7:4-35). “Are you worried about getting married?” My heart sank. Shocked and humiliated, I looked around to […]

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The Single Woman’s Home

By on July 24, 2014 in House and Home with 5 Comments

As a Christian woman, trained as a Home Economist, I never expected to be single past my mid-twenties. However, the Lord had a much different plan for me and has gently matured my attitude toward singleness, as well as the purpose of marriage.   I know now that I should marry only if our united lives […]

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4 Myths on Delaying Marriage

By on July 3, 2014 in Marriage, Singleness with 5 Comments

June is finally over, and the wedding explosion on your social media that occurs every June is finally decreasing. I’m part of the trend—my husband and I just celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary during the month which The National Center for Health Statistics reports is the most popular month for weddings. However, there’s another growing […]

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Are You Too Smart for Your Own Good?

By on April 8, 2014 in Dating, Women's Issues with 7 Comments

Put another way: Do certain degrees make you less likely to be “marriage material”? That type of question is one I get at least once a month. Seriously. In recent weeks, I’ve been asked three different versions of it: Will getting a PhD mean that no guy will ever want to marry me? If I […]

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Letting Go of the Divine Bargain

By on February 6, 2014 in Dating, Relationships with 0 Comments

Once there was a woman who loved God deeply. She knew that He was good and she tried to follow him every day out of gratitude for all that He had done for her. He was all she needed. But this woman had a deep desire to be married. And as her friends and family […]

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