How to Enjoy Valentines Day When You are Single

How to Enjoy Valentines Day When You are Single

For years I would DREAD Valentine's Day. It was just another day for me to think about the fact that I was all alone. However, after 24 years of being alone on Valentine's Day I have been able to get to a place where I can enjoy the holiday and celebrate with others. Here is [...]

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Dear Church, Please Stop Saying ‘You’re Not Ready Yet’

Dear Church, Please Stop Saying ‘You’re Not Ready Yet’

I would like to ask you to stop telling singles that they are not 'ready yet'. I am sure it gets said because it is the Christian-ese answer, but I don't think we understand the implications of that phrase. Telling someone they are not ready yet means that they are not good enough yet for marriage which would imply you have to earn marriage. I do not believe God's heart towards us is to earn marriage, but rather a gift.