“Nothing touches our lives but it is God Himself speaking… Get into the habit of saying, ‘Speak, Lord,’ and life will become a romance.” -Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest I’d tasted something sweet and I couldn’t get enough. On October 11, 2015, less than two weeks after my divorce was final, I wrote… Continue reading Celibacy (Part 4): When Life Becomes a Romance
God was speaking to me, He was giving me beautiful moments of loving invitation that were far more intimate than anything I’d experienced in my Christian life before. Moments like a hike on the trail, when I told Him how much I loved what he’d done with the trees, and He told me that the… Continue reading Celibacy (Part 3): Going to Pittsburgh
God had started talking to me a little before this point in our story. When I began to give up on my marriage, He started speaking to me in a way I could hear--a voice in my mind, in my dreams. I’m sure there are a lot of you reading this who are immediately skeptical.… Continue reading Celibacy (Part 2): Tearing Down the Wall
Well, I told you yesterday that I’d show off my celibacy cheerleading outfit. I promise it’s out of the closet, hanging nicely on a hook waiting for me to put it on. But first, a celibacy horror story. As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve had two very different experiences with celibacy. The first… Continue reading Celibacy (Part 1): Caging a Starving Animal
There is one area of my sex life where I feel like I’ve had real, unqualified joy and personal growth with God, and that is celibacy. I also spent years wanting sex with my spouse and not getting it. I will tell you up front that choosing celibacy from a place filled with love and… Continue reading Letters from Christ
I’m 38. I’m divorced. I’m dating. I love Jesus. And I’m frustrated with the quality of the sex advice I’m able to find. I’m not talking about advice on the physiology of it—I spent a month on Reddit and learned more than I ever wanted to know. I’m talking about advice on how to have… Continue reading Sex: Where’s the Sweet Spot?
The sole purpose of this post is to create a space for YOU, my blog reader, to share a moment in your life where you could see God's meaning and purpose for you. Those miracles of meaning that show up in the details of your life. The moments when God's involvement in your mundane existence… Continue reading Share Your Trivial Circumstance