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However, due to our broken world that continues to get farther and farther from God’s design, for some it will not happen.
Does the increased number of singles mean that these singles are called to remain single and not pursue marriage? But either because of my own personal issues, other people’s issues, and this fallen world, it has not happened.
I have many single friends who have decided not to marry and live a life of joy and giving to others.
Jesus may be all you need relationally and He will provide you the comfort you require.
SEE ALSO: How to Make Sense of a Breakup that Doesn't Make Sense As I grow older, I seem not to trust my personal feelings as much as allow God to show me through His Spirit how and what is right for me.
Oftentimes when we have preconceived notion of what we think we should be and do, we don’t allow room for God to work.
As close you are to the Lord, continue to seek Him and His direction for you. Look for opportunities to make strong friendships of all types and see what happens.
If you've got a question about anything related to singleness or living the single life, please submit it to [email protected](selected questions will be posted anonymously). I'm delighted in how the Lord has blessed me with so many things. I'm a seeker of the Lord and I've enjoyed lots of good times with the Lord over a coffee or lying in bed or riding my bike. SEE ALSO: How to Date When You Have a Condition Like Asperger's As “inclusive” as culture makes itself out to be, it does so only for causes and those whom they want and agree with their positions.Kris has served in ministry in various capacities for the last 25 years.An accomplished trainer and mentor, Kris has a heart to reach and grow leaders so they will in turn reach and grow others.She is also the author of four books.: We are not trained psychologists or licensed professionals.We're just average folk who understand what it's like to live the solo life in the twenty-first century.SHE SAID: Now that is a good question, how do you know if you have the gift of celibacy?I believe that 99.9% of all singles, those adults who are not married, want to be married.I have met singles and even some marrieds with a low sex drive.And while sex doesn’t make a marriage, intimacy is important.I had a conversation tonight with an “aspie” friend who is married but like me he struggles with people. The term celibacy is not even in the vocabulary of society today, and sadly some Christian circles, and it would be a safe guess to say most these days would not use the term gift nor consider it to be one when referring to it. HE SAID: Thank you for the candidness in sharing your refreshing outlook and perspective.