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I met Tracy Levinson, the author of Unashamed: Candid Conversations about Dating, Love, Nakedness and Faith, at Declare this past July. We just happened to be sitting around the same table at dinner one night, and we were all sharing goals for our blogs/ministries. Tracy mentioned how she had a heart for young singles and wanted to encourage them. She mentioned that she had in fact just written a book about dating. Well, that caught my attention, so after dinner I walked more »

Quit telling me, fb

Dear Internet, I’ve noticed there have been a lot of articles floating around Pinterest, Facebook, and other social media that spew relationship advice, claiming there’s a “one-size-fits-all” way to date. Once upon a time, I would have soaked up all of their advice, wanting to prepare myself for when I would eventually start dating. I browsed Pinterest, reading Christian and secular articles alike, and I couldn’t really find anything conclusive. But after all, no wonder all the advice seemed different more »

Waiting for something can be super hard, so here are a few things to keep in mind for when you are in a season of waiting.

The gate slammed shut right as my brother and I reached the front of the line. Four year old Kyle stuck out his lower lip and proceeded to grasp ahold of the gate, peering through the wires at the lucky kids who were already able to enter the gate and ride the fun Taz Swings at this Six Flags park. His brow furrowed and he begun to shake the gate as hard as his tiny arms could. “Let me in!” more »

how to incorporate faith into your relationships (2)

Today I’m happy to announce that Kathryn of downhomedamsel.com is sharing about faith’s role in the modern dating world. Faith in the modern dating world Dating in the modern world is no easy feat for many of us. I’ve found myself feeling discouraged relationship after relationship and simply wondering why things just didn’t work out. I would occasionally vent to my mom and friends saying things like, “We didn’t communicate well, He wasn’t ambitious enough, He just wasn’t that into me.” more »

Click to receive your FREE Praying for Your Future Husband eGuide

Hey lovelies! :) As we’ve discussed before, praying for our future husbands is so important. I hope you’ve already read the posts on why, how, and what we should pray for our future husbands. {If not you can find their links below.} Well, today I’m so excited to announce a free eGuide I’ve put together for you that will provide you with 5 examples of how to pray scripture over your future husband. You most certainly don’t want to miss more »