When my friend Melanie* got engaged to Josh*, I was happy for them because they were so perfect for each other. Even while they were dating, they were a power couple. I knew that their relationship would become even stronger once they got married. However, even though I absolutely love Melanie and was really excited about her wedding, her engagement wasn’t easy for me. Sometimes, I simply felt discouraged and hopeless, rather than celebratory. Single Girl, if you have a friend who’s engaged, please don’t despair. Instead, make the conscious choice to love her well throughout this special season of her life. Here are three ways to do that.
I’m Thankful for You
Ever since I started Tizzie’s Tidbits of Truth in 2015, I’ve received texts, emails, and words of praise for my writing. Not because I’m an outstanding writer who deserves them. Not because my posts are oh-so-insightful. Not because my writing style or format is particularly excellent. But because countless individuals have made the conscious choice to encourage me.
3 Things that Visitors at Your Church Want You to Know
I attended the same church for over 20 years. Even when I went off to college, I still went to my home church during breaks. But when my family moved to a different state last year, we automatically became the church visitors instead of the church regulars. So, as a church visitor who’s quite introverted, here are three things that I’d like to tell regulars at the churches I visit.