This is a really great (very convicting) answer to “Will I be single for the rest of my life?” Totally recommend listening when you have time to absorb what John Piper says in response to that particular question.
There as one portion of the conversation that was particularly convicting for me. At one point Pastor John says something to the effect that “we do not hope in uncertainties.” When I speak to married friends they tell me to never lose hope that I will be married someday. As it turns out, though, I should not hope in an uncertain future. I should hope in God who has a certain and holy path for me no matter what form my relationships on this planet take.
Who or what has your hope today?
Hello, again! It’s been a while, I know. How have you been?
When did I get so old?
Recently, I was blessed to be starting a new job. Better benefits and a chance for promotion were excellent trade-offs for the job I left after six years. (That’s a long time!) Continue reading
Chronic illness is a funny thing. You don’t really think about it until you or someone you care about experiences this bane. (And is it just me are more and more people dealing with this stuff these days?) And then you find out some odd things that no doctor ever mentions:
Living alone-from an introvert’s perspective-is one of the best choices I ever made. But it’s funny that there are some things about this topic that no one in my circle seems to talk about. I just thought I’d outline them here (for fun, of course!):