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Party of One: Champion of Widows

SCRIPTURE VERSE: “Father of orphans, champion of widows, is God in his holy house.” ~ Ps 68:5 (MSG) QUOTE: “Fellowship is a place of grace, where mistakes aren’t rubbed in but rubbed out. Fellowship happens when mercy wins over justice.” … Continue reading

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Party of One: “They Were All Encouraged and Ate Some Food . . .”

SCRIPTURE VERSE: “After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat.  They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves.” ~ Acts 27:35-36 (NIV) … Continue reading

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Party of One: For Whom Was the Party of One Founded?

  For whom was the Party of One founded?  It didn’t take long for us to figure out that it’s just not for singles.  In fact, attending today was one married couple (my husband and me), four other married women and two single adults. The fellowship we enjoyed wasn’t … Continue reading

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Party of One: Female vs. Male Thought Processes

FEMALE THOUGHT PROCESS: Let’s say a single woman sees a “good prospect” at, say, a church function, so she assumes he’s a Christian. Here is her thought process: Ooh, look at him. Ooh, no ring. Ooh, wonder what his name is? Ooh, wonder what … Continue reading

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Party of One: Pay Attention to Warning Signs

I admit my dating life in the eight years I was widowed was limited. I credit this fact to my ability to recognize early on the warning signs that things were not working out.  Here are just a few of those ways: … Continue reading

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Party of One: I Had It All Figured Out

I never thought I’d be widowed, well at least not so soon. Seriously, I thought my husband would be healed of his cancer. My belief was based on Exodus 20:12: “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may … Continue reading

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Party of One: Sliding into Self-Centeredness

I had never lived alone in my entire life before my husband died.  Therefore, it surprised me to discover how easily my life slid into self-centeredness once I had no one else to consider. My to-do list reflected this shift: Do … Continue reading

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