Do I Belong?

At times, I wonder where I belong in the world, especially the Christian world. Some days I wonder if I belong anywhere. I had one of those days recently. I am older and still single. Often when people find that out, they want to help me find my husband, whether that...

The Gift of Singleness

To be single or not to be single. The apostle Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 7:7 (MSG), “Sometimes I wish everyone were single like me—a simpler life in many ways! But celibacy is not for everyone any more than marriage is. God gives the gift of the single life to some,...

The Incredible Body

The human body is amazing. Each part of our body has a certain function. But what is interesting is how every part is connected. This summer, I attended physical therapy for TMJ (temporomandibular joint) dysfunction, where I gained a new appreciation for just how...

A Single Mom’s Experience at the Retreat

For years, Jaime’s friend had been encouraging her to attend Bridging the Gap’s Single Moms Retreat. But until last year, the timing just didn’t work out. When it came time to register for the 2017 retreat, she knew it was time, and God worked out all the details so...

Let’s Do Lunch

I love getting together with friends, and I love eating. When I can blend the two together—perfection! Jesus chose this method, gathering and eating together, to show his love and teach about his kingdom many times while he walked this earth. He loved to eat with...