Finally, there is a short prayer for those who have recently found love and romance. You are the creative, restoring current that runs through our relationship.May we stand strong in our friendship like a tall oak tree.My boyfriend firmly believes that Christ brought us together, yet I am the one who practices my faith.
Debra Fileta is a Professional Counselor, speaker, and author of True Love Dates: Your Indispensable Guide to Finding the Love of Your Life, 21 Days to Jump Start Your Love Life, and 21 Days to Pray For Your Love Life – where she writes candidly about dating, relationships, and how to find true love.
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[Those women] tend to speak more of things that they have in their control, which is their job or their homes or things that they can acquire all by themselves. Ironically, according to the Census Bureau, there are more Christian single men who are marriage-minded than there are Christian single women. A study by the Barna Group shows that they’re not in the pews.
Marriage is one of those rare things that really does take two people. They’re not in churches the way Christian single women are. What would help is if the church and the pastors would speak a unique message to never-married singles to say, “Most of you biblically really are called to marriage.
The stigmatism that faces single Christian women from both peers and from within is painful.
However, author and co-founder of Boundless Candice Watters has the remedy.
Do you want to have God at the center of your dating relationship?
Would you like God to influence the love you show another person?
But as I’ve been weeding through Scripture lately, I’m realizing that my tendency to over-analyze is so antithesis to what God’s word says.
And it makes so much sense, because if we’re going to allow these things to fill our brain, we are better off doing it in a way that has the power to impact the things that are weighing us down, rather than simply allowing them to consume us.
I believe that the more a person rehearses God's word, the more it will become a part of them.