Thanks for coming back to read part two of "My Singleness." In my first post, I wrote about how I've only been in one relationship, have had flings, and have been battling with the loneliness that comes with singleness for years - especially right now. Today I'm going to be talking about the journey I decided to start today: a year of intentional singleness. What is an intentional year of singleness? For the next year, I will be single, on purpose, to try and grow as a Christian. I won't be pursuing men, dating, sleeping with, or flirting with men. I'm practically going to be a nun for the next year (lol). But it's on purpose, with a purpose.
What will I be doing this next year? I plan to continue reading my bible (I'm trying to read it from beginning to end), pray daily, make valuable friendships, grow as a person, get baptized, and grow in my relationship with God. All while going back to school and working of course. I'm praying I learn many things in this year of singleness and that God will help guide me to be the godly woman I want to be.
I mainly want to do this so I can learn that not every man that comes into my life is my future husband - I need to learn to make valuable friendships with these men too. I don't need a man to complete me, a man will compliment me once I grow into the woman God plans for me to be. I know there is someone out there for me, I just need to take the time to relax and let God's plan take its course.
Here's to a year of singleness - to growing, living, and becoming ready for marriage.