Your usually reliable car might refuse to start, you might hit traffic and miss your dinner reservations, or you might not notice... Seventeen years ago today we showed up to the online dating party.
In life and relationships, risk usually equals a reward. This journey of moving towards love involves ‘putting yourself out there’ in the dating world in ways that may seem terrifying at the most and stretching at the least.
These stretching steps which can include but are not limited to jumping into the online dating world actively, attending a speed dating event, allowing yourself to be set up by friends, getting relationship coaching, showing interest in someone, and the list goes on.
Read more Awkward moments aren’t so awkward if you expect them, or decide in advance how to handle them. There are a few situations you may incur in dating that can make for extremely uncomfortable moments. Read more When you hear the word “attractive,” the first thing that probably comes to mind is physical attractiveness.
CONGRATULATIONS to every blogger that has made this Top Dating blogs list!
I remember taking all of these risks while I was single (except Speed Dating as there was never that option presented).
I get the privilege of being a part of many of you ‘stepping out’ into some unknown and sometimes scary situations. We get a personal trainer at the gym, advance in our education through schooling of all sorts, adventure in new ways, attend conferences for work and spiritual advancement etc, etc, etc, but this area of the heart and relationships can be especially scary and unknown. You’re planting seeds that will grow into something substantial and lasting, but as God likes to do, we can sometimes sow seeds in one field only to have the harvest pop up in a different field.
That’s when we first started making lifelong relationships happen. Read more Few scenes are as serene as watching a kayaker glide across a lake.
And few scenes are as exhilarating as watching a kayaker navigate roaring rapids.
Check out our list of the top 20 things to look for in a Christian soulmate.
It dives deep into the sorts of things that make us into the people we are today.
All He asks is we take steps forward into those things in faith, even if it’s the size of a mustard seed, and sometimes those steps look and feel very risky.