Tag: Celibacy

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“They Decided They’d Wait For Me.”

Constance Wu said the statement above while being interviewed at the Academy Awards. Wu was already acting in a TV series when she was offered the lead role in Crazy Rich Asians. There were some scheduling conflicts and it seemed like she was going to have to pass on the opportunity but – they waited for her. When someone knows you’re perfect for a … Read More “They Decided They’d Wait For Me.”

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The Talk

I went on a date with a gentleman the other day. Prior to meeting up, I had been thinking about how I would let him know I’m celibate before things went too far. Well…the opportunity came faster than I thought it would. The conversation went something like this… He asked a series of questions about how conservative I was and since I was unsure … Read More The Talk

Prepare

I want to be mentally, physically, and spiritually prepared for what God has for me. I can’t do that in a week or two weeks, a few months or even a year. It takes years and years of preparation. Yesterday while at church my pastor told us the sermon was going to be about parenting. My first thought was ‘I should’ve stayed home’. I’m … Read More Prepare

When They Want You, They Want You!

A few days ago a friend called with the best news! She got the job of a lifetime with all the bells and whistles. I screamed when she told me. In part because it is a great opportunity but mostly because I sat on the sidelines and watched as she waited for her time to come month after month, year after year. She waited but … Read More When They Want You, They Want You!

Valentine’s Day Victory

It’s the end of Valentine’s Day and it was better than I imagined! At church on Sunday, the Pastor said a sex therapist would be talking about singles and sex on Tuesday (today). I was a little skeptical and planned on eating ice cream and reading into Valentine’s night but I decided to go. I’m so glad I did. Here are some of takeaways… … Read More Valentine’s Day Victory

Alone But Not Lonely (Most Of The Time)

Last week I had a range of emotions. I was starting to feel like I couldn’t catch a break. Then, I learned that I did well on my yearly evaluation at work! I was so excited and thankful. That morning I knew something important was going to happen and that God was preparing me.  All of the songs I listened to that morning were … Read More Alone But Not Lonely (Most Of The Time)

Intuition FTW!

What to do if you know what to do…

The Shunammite Woman

While at church on Sunday the guest pastor (Keith Battle) told us to turn to 2 Kings 4. In this chapter, there is a story about a Shunammite woman who prepared a room for Elisha in her home. He wanted to repay her, so he asked her what she wanted and she said she didn’t need anything and that she was fine. Upon further … Read More The Shunammite Woman

Pushing Through…

The other day I was sitting in traffic. I HATE traffic! All sorts of unladylike things come out of my mouth while I sit in or navigate through traffic.  On this particular day, I was on my way to eat dinner with a friend so I was in a bit of a rush. There was so much traffic, it seemed like I would never get … Read More Pushing Through…

They That Wait!

In 2012 my life changed drastically. The guy I believed I was going to marry broke up with me and life as I knew it was over. Ok, it wasn’t really over but that’s how I felt. During that relationship I took my first crack at waiting.  I decided in 2009 that I wouldn’t have sex until I was married. Well….lawd have mercy I … Read More They That Wait!

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