Dating

Relationships

Dating apps: To use or not to use?

“Can a Christian use dating apps?” “Would you consider using one?” Though dating apps have been around for years, I didn’t think about using them. That is, until friends started asking me...

Relationships

Have we lost the art of proper conversation?

“Okay everyone, we have a new person with us today. Let’s introduce ourselves: Name, age, what we’re currently doing, and one fun fact.” Eventually, it was the new...

Dating

The one that got away

I’m 22. Never had a boyfriend. Never held hands with anyone. Never kissed anyone. And I was contented with that… Until he entered my life. Just two weeks ago, we were complete strangers. I...

Relationships

Labels: Are we more than friends?

I like hanging out with the boys. They offer a different dimension to friendship. In some ways, guys and their perspective keep me grounded. I appreciate their practicality and the way they’re...

Dating

One girl’s guide to dating well in church

“Oh, we’re just talking.” We’ve heard it many times – maybe even said it ourselves. But here’s a question: Are we scared of commitment? Because “we’re just...

Dating

The last time I fell in love

Here’s the thing about romance that fascinates me: I love how easily it can make someone give away their most prized possession – their heart. But contrary to popular belief, there is nothing...

Real Life, Real People

I kept walking right back to the love that was destroying me

I am a survivor of sexual and emotional abuse in my childhood. In my healing process, I’ve realised that while I thought I was unaffected by the repeated sexual assaults, the hurt and repeated...

How-tos & Handles

The 4 stages of forgiveness

The Lord gently said to me one day, “There are still many areas in your heart that hold unforgiveness. You need to forgive deeply in order to soar.” Later, He showed me the map to deep...

Relationships

Why I run from the people who love me

I’m a runner. I run from problems. I’ve come to realise that I instinctively put up my walls as defences. I distance myself and turn away from hard times. It’s so easy to run when things are...