Category Archives: Single Life

Fantasy Pain. When emotion rules reason.

This blog on “Fantasy Pain” was kindled after talking with a single friend about something women can seem particularly susceptible to, whether they read Harlequin novels or not. Fantasizing about a Prince Charming  who is really a friend, possible friend, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready and Getting Out…the Single Life

I have been asked often and recently, “How did you finally get married? What do I need to do?”  This and next week I will post some thoughts. Ultimately it is all grace… a God given gift that I met … Continue reading

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Lord of the Ringless

Lord of the Ringless is an awesome book.

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Staying on the Same Page: Questions to Focus a Relationship.

questions she adapted from career goals to focus her relationship with a man she has been dating. It was a good way to review and refocus their growth goals as a couple. What will it take for me/us to be successful?
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Safe People: How to Recognize them…

safe people Value responsibility (take responsibility for themselves and value that in others) Neither overly dependent on others nor codependent – feeling responsible for others
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The Single Struggle pt 3

Meet me again, God
at this dark place…
we are strangely at peace again, still, trusting hopeful..
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The Single Struggle : Wormwood versus…

Recently I attended a Writer’s conference in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains. Cherry blossoms everywhere, flowers paved the walkways, Redwood trees overshadowed us as only they can. The smell of spring and jasmine and a hint of ocean air should … Continue reading

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Carring the Torch for Marriage pt 2

Last week I started a blog on carrying the Torch of Desire for a mate. That is what I call it when we have a desire for marriage and a lifemate but it is not happening yet. How do we … Continue reading

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Carrying the Torch of Desire for Marriage Pt 1

Last week a beautiful single woman shared her frustrations. Another one has been crying again running the long course with that torch she is carrying.  Why the wait God? Why so long? We do not know. We only know the … Continue reading

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How do You Invest in Friendships?

This past Sunday our pastor Michael Baggett, brought up the subject of wise investments. Just as we may invest our money in a boat or material possession that pays little dividends when we need it, we can also invest our emotions in … Continue reading

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