Chapter 9: Happy Being Single

The apostle Paul’s words speak about having an attitude of gratitude and contentment in whatever state of life we find ourselves in. I really believe we can apply these words to the subject of being single. What You Shouldn’t Do When You Are ‘Single’ 1. Don’t focus on being single as a negative! If you focus on what you haven’t …

Chapter 8: Healing

We live in an imperfect world, where bad things happen to good people. So God intervened, and sent his one and only son to rescue us from all our mistakes and hurt. He made a great exchange, our brokenness for his life. This is not an ordinary life that Jesus offers us, but a life of love, joy, peace, and …

Chapter 7: Marriage

There is a lot that goes into making a marriage. It is a lot more than just saying ‘I Do’ and planning a honeymoon. A wedding day can be wonderful, but marriage is for a lifetime – a lifetime of learning to become ‘One Flesh’. The ‘One Flesh’ spoken of in this verse means the blending of body, soul, and …

Chapter 6: Engagement

This is when the couple publicly declares their intention to get married. They have come to the mutual decision that they want to spend the rest of their lives together. Prior to this public declaration, they obtained the blessing of their parents, and their friends agree that they are great for each other. Once the guy presents the girl with …

Chapter 5: In a Relationship

“In a Relationship” is the phase when a couple declares their love for each other and announce it to their family and friends. It’s official, they are boyfriend and girlfriend. The purpose of this phase is to confirmthe feeling that – “This person is the one for me”. This is an opportunity to do a lot of fun things together, …

Chapter 4: Coffee Time (One-on-One)

Up until now all your interaction has been in a group setting. This phase presents an opportunity for a guy to ask a girl out for coffee/tea (one-on-one). The purpose of this phase is to openly reveal your interest in him/her, get to know each other a little more, and gauge whether or not the relationship could go the next level. It doesn’t …

Chapter 3: Mutual Attraction

In this phase you have an established friendship but you suspect there is a mutual attraction. This person just stands out from the crowd and you feel drawn to them. This phase continues to involve group gatherings, which will allow you to see how he/she gets on with other people You could ask questions about: background, interests, vision, likes, and …

Chapter 2: Friends

Friendly people make friends. You don’t have to be an extrovert to be friendly. Even if you find it difficult to approach people, you can at the very least be friendly when someone approaches you. Of course, not all friendships will develop into a romantic relationship, but friendships do give us a good place to start from. Friendships are an …

Chapter 1b: What men Look for in Women

1. Love God, love people, and love me! 2. Confident! You are journaling, praying, serving in church, and you have vision and direction in your life. 3. Well Groomed! What does well groomed mean? It means someone who takes care of their external appearance by: a. Wearing fashionable clothes and well matched shoes. Choose comfortable shoes that look great on …

Chapter 1a: What Women Look for in Men

1. Love God, love people, and love me! 2. Confident! You are journaling, praying, serving in church, and you have vision and direction in your life. 3. Well Groomed! What does well groomed mean? It means someone who takes care of their external appearance by: a. Wearing fashionable clothes and shoes that will make a good first impression.. b. Avoiding …