Celibacy (Part 4): When Life Becomes a Romance

“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

Celibacy (Part 3): Going to Pittsburgh

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

Celibacy (Part 2): Tearing Down the Wall

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

Celibacy (Part 1): Caging a Starving Animal

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