The following post is for mature audiences... Dear Readers, I am so excited to introduce you to one of my dearest friends, Ceci. She so graciously agreed to write this post for Songs of Waiting. Ceci has been by my side through this waiting journey, and has been one of my biggest supporters in this.… Continue reading Dating and Waiting
I don't know if you're a new reader and know nothing about me, or if you know some details of my love life, but I'll briefly share. I am 24 years old and I've never had a boyfriend, and I'm waiting until marriage. Purity is very special to me, and I want to encourage others… Continue reading Not Dating and Waiting
I want to glorify God with my life. I love Jesus and I never want to do anything that would hurt His heart. I know I’m not perfect, but I just want to make Jesus happy. Think of your favorite person real quick. I bet you smiled didn’t you? Could you imagine doing something to… Continue reading The Temple
Dear Reader, I hope you have enjoyed Songs of Waiting and I pray that it has blessed you in some sort of way. I keep feeling like I’m jumping the gun every time I introduce a new topic or aspect of waiting, and I realized I never actually shared my heart behind SOW and why… Continue reading Dear SOW Reader
Like every other post I’ve written for Songs of Waiting, I realized that there is so much information and I’ll have to write more posts on specific pieces of each topic. This will be a general post about prayer, but I pray it encourages you. Prayer is so important. We know that. We’re told over… Continue reading Pray About It
**Please remember that topics like the following post are expected due to the nature of the message coming from Songs of Waiting.** Song of Solomon is a beautiful book of the Bible. It is a raw expression of love between a bride and groom; sometimes graphic and awkward, but always real and telling. The book… Continue reading Until the Time is Right
I think purity can seem self-explanatory, but having a better understanding of what purity is and how to walk in the path of purity, we are better equipped to live the lifestyle. As I was studying for this post, I was completely bombarded with scripture and revelation. I had a deer in head lights look… Continue reading What Does Purity Even Mean?
My "check yourself" line for SOW (Songs of Waiting) is that I can only write about waiting because that is all I know. Everything you read here is from my waiting experience; things I've gone through and things God has done in this journey. Every time they had an altar call at youth night I'd… Continue reading Encountering God
23 was a roller coaster of a year, but God is so good and He is so faithful. Today I say goodbye, and tomorrow I say hello to 24. Here are 23 things I learned from my twenty-third year. Jesus is everything. My goodness is nothing apart from God. Forgiveness and restoration is possible and so… Continue reading 23 and On…
It's not impossible to wait until marriage. It's hard, but not impossible. I was sixteen and naive when I made the decision to wait. I made a list of qualities I wanted in my future husband and decided I wouldn't settle until I had everything on that list checked off. Of course I didn't know… Continue reading So, You Want to Wait?