A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Tag: singleness

How I Learned About Rejoicing in the Sock Aisle at Target

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 payche... Read More »

Ms. Independent Gets Married

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 marr... Read More »

Why Bargain With God?

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 he... Read More »

4 Pinterest Boards You Shouldn't Have

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... Read More »

The Single Woman’s Home

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 marria... Read More »

"Are You Worried About Getting Married?"

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... Read More »

The Single Woman’s Home

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 marria... Read More »

4 Myths on Delaying Marriage

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 Nationa... Read More »

Are You Too Smart for Your Own Good?

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 P... Read More »

Letting Go of the Divine Bargain

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 he... Read More »