Love and God the Great I Am

I’m reading through the Dover Thrift Editions of Sonnets From The Portuguese and Other Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and came across this poem. Consolation All are not taken; there are left behind Living Belovèds, tender looks to bring And make the daylight still a happy thing, And tender voices, to make soft the wind: But if […]

Singles Awareness Day

Singles Awareness Day started off as a joke. For a very long time, the pressure is on for us singles to find someone in time for Valentine’s Day. Whether the pressure is from our parents, friends, or the media (thanks Hallmark channel), we just can’t escape it. At church, I don’t get it as often […]

5 Lies My Friends Told Me About Dating

As a single non-dating woman, I held off really writing on dating because people like to throw my inexperience at my face. Although I appreciate the insight that comes from experience, there’s also the insight that comes from observation (learning from other’s mistakes and all that). From what I’ve seen and heard, I want to tell […]

The Heart of the Matter (#sggh)

Imagine the heart of downtown lit up with millions of twinkling lights. A giant tree towers over everyone. Talented performers sing and dance on the stage. Animated exhibits entertain as they have always done for over 30 years. Music pours from speakers and you sing along as you walk through hundreds of Christmas trees, uniquely decorated by local groups, schools, […]