It’s common knowledge that a teenage girl living in todays world will have body issues due to the influence of the media in her life. But what if I told you that all my body issues in high school were actually largely … Continue reading The Christian Home Schooling Community Caused my Body Shame
I’m a firm believer that everything happens in God’s perfect timing. And I know that’s not what you want to hear right now, because goodness knows that’s not what I wanted to hear 18 months ago! I’d been single for … Continue reading 15 Things to do While You Wait for “Mr. Right”
“Under the umbrella of your father’s protection.” If you’ve ever heard that phrase before, chances are it’s because you’ve grown up in a conservative, homeschooling family. It’s a phrase that’s used to extol the virtues of staying home with your parents … Continue reading The Umbrella of Protection
Every now and then I write a Facebook post that becomes too long for Facebook. Tonight was one of those nights. This article about Finding the Courage to Work as a Homemaker and stay at home wife (yes, you read … Continue reading Being a Homemaker and Breadwinner as a Christian Woman
I recently read a blog post asking why it’s hard for Christian singles to admit that we want to be married and have families.
Why is it so hard for us singles to admit we want to be married? Please don’t tell me I’m alone in this struggle. Singles? Since you are reading this post, you are probably a lot like me. You desire marriage and a family. Do you too struggle with the fear of admitting your desires? I think a lot of us singles feel this fear, at least in varying degrees.
I believe this fear that keeps us from admitting our greatest desire comes from several false beliefs.
Please tell me I’m not the only one that finds fault Continue reading “Why I Won’t Be Listing Marriage as a Life Goal”
Let me let you in on a little secret I’ve learned this year: just because you subscribe to a dating app (or two!) does not make you “desperate.” Don’t let anyone tell you differently.
About a year ago I signed up for eHarmony – the free version. Continue reading “What I’ve Learned from Online Dating”