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Being thankful for singleness is HARD y’all. I’m not going to pretend that it is easy. And several of the girls who have shared in this series would agree with me. By reading the responses of the girls who shared in this series, it has become easier for me to see why I can be grateful for singleness. I pray that soon it will be second nature. Through this series, I have read accounts of girls for whom it seems easy for more »

thankful-for-singleness

I used to feel silly when I would “pull the God-card” when asked “Why are you still single?” As if my response of “It’s not a part of God’s plan for me right now, so I’m learning to trust Him and praise Him in this season,” was inadequate or lame in someway. In the same way, I used to feel silly when I thought about if I was thankful for being single if the only reason I could think of more »

thankful-for-singleness

Not only are their so many unique circumstances surrounding the ladies who answered the question “Why are you thankful for singleness?” but there are also many unique answers as well. I mean, sure, “I can have a better relationship with God,” and “I can get to know myself better,” are common themes through out the answers, but there is also so much more than that. So much honesty and thought have been put into these answers. I think it’s interesting more »

thankful-for-singleness

Something I’ve loved about reading all these responses to the question “Why are you thankful for being single?” is that no two of us are in exactly the same circumstance. For instance, today we’re hearing from someone who just came out of a two year relationship, a teenager, someone whose love married someone else, someone who has gone through divorce… just to name a few! :D No two of our stories are exactly the same. There may be similar circumstances more »

thankful-for-singleness

Last week I emailed those who are a part of the Joy Because Grace Newsletter and asked them if they’re thankful for being single. Their responses completely blew me away! I’m learning so much from them, and I hope you do too! :) Over the next few days and weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, you’ll be seeing several of these “Why I’m Thankful for Singleness” posts. I hope they inspire you to sit and think about if you’re thankful for more »