God had been pressing on my heart the words “Thoughts of a Single Saved Girl”. So I put together this blog, that I’m really hoping, by the grace of God, I stay consistent with it. I want to be able to share my thoughts, prayers, actions, etc with all the single women, single mothers, young and old. Well what is the point Jaleccia? Why don’t you just get a journal and keep it to yourself? Lol well I’m glad you asked. Isolation is one of the biggest tools the enemy uses to destroy us. A lot of times we are going through things and we think we’re alone, or weird, or just flat out crazy for the thoughts that we think…but you’re not. Nine times out of ten, there are 50 other women thinking the same thing that you’re thinking.
I’m not really quite sure what God wants to do with this and where He’s going to take it, but I’m going to move forward in it anyways and seize this NOW moment. My goals with this blog is to not only help change lives and mind sets, but to be changed as well through all of you who partake in this journey with me.
I wasn’t quite sure how I would start this blog, but I’m reading this book called “The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass” by Mandy Hale. She has this awesome poem that she started her book off with and I thought it fit perfectly! So enjoy and be on the lookout for my next post! Be Blessed!!
She Is The Single Woman
“She might be the bravest woman I know.
She walks the unaccompanied path. She has her own back. She asks for no favors. Not an ounce of independence does she lack.
She has moments when she feels as though no one sees her. She feels people look at her, but do they really see her? She gets catcalls when she walks down the street, yet she goes to bed alone.
She’s not afraid to change her mind but petrified to change a tire. She makes her own decisions but can’t make toast without burning it. Her idea of a three-course meal is a Lean Cuisine. Shoes are in her cupboard where flour and sugar are supposed to be.
She’s sassy and feisty to those she meets, but some nights her tears fall on empty sheets.
She has moments when she knows that she’s beautiful and moments when she doubts everything about herself. She screws up—a lot. She stumbles and she falls. She gets it wrong as often as she gets it right. But she never gives up the fight.
She has bad hair days. She’ll buy a new dress at Target and hope it passes for something a little fancier. Sometimes she struggles to make her rent and her car payment in the same month. Because she bought too many shoes? Sometimes. But the only pair of designer shoes she has in her collection is a pair of Christian LaCroix that she got half-off at a sidewalk sale.
Sometimes her friends let her down. They don’t always say the right things. And the elusive One That Got Away? She has days when she still can’t cut the strings.
She has moments of panic when she wonders if her Prince Charming got lost somewhere or decided to settle for another less complicated, less stubborn, less independent princess.
Sometimes she doesn’t know where she’s going until she gets there.
She hasn’t got it all figured out far from it, in fact.
But she loves God and she loves to dance, and she’s her own better half.
The bravest woman I know?
She is the reason I do what I do.
She is The Single Woman.
She’s me. And she’s you.”
Excerpt From: Hale, Mandy. “The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass.” Thomas Nelson, 2013-04-01. iBooks.
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