Single + Free

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hello, friends! I hope your Friday finds you well! I'm back at school and busy unpacking and settling in, but you can read my post over at Our Yellow Door about being single + free today! The unbelievably sweet Rachel, who is the brilliant mind behind OYD, graciously allowed me to join the amazing women who are a part of the Singleness Series on her blog. 

Y'all, if you haven't read this series, you need to. It's so chockfull of good advice, real life young women who experienced/are experiencing singleness, and a view centered on Jesus. The single life is a topic I love to talk about, so I'd absolutely love it if you hopped over to join the conversation about living Single and Free

Singleness. It’s a word loaded with heavy - and often negative - connotation in today’s society. Hands up if you've been asked by a pestering aunt, cousin, grandmother, well-meaning family friend, or even your mother whether you've "met someone?"

I graduated high school as a single girl who had never dated. I wasn't going to college to find a husband. 

Even if part of me secretly hoped I would. 

Rather, I tried my hardest to make sure that wasn't what college would be about, despite getting this advice: "Now, you know, Grace, you'll probably meet your future husband in college, so make sure you choose the right one!"

Whoaaaa. Talk about pressure. I dismissed it without a second thought and I'm so glad I did. 

Two years after receiving that advice, I'm still a single girl in college. 

And guess what? I. Love. It. 

Read more here.


  1. wow..thank you so much for having the courage to share this. you're truly an inspiration. ♥ xoxo

  2. Grace, I loved your post so much and I'm so honored that you are a part of the Singleness Series. Thank you!

    HA! Brilliant mind...I'm not sure about that, but those words definitely put a smile on my face!

  3. "and if I'm flyin' solo/ at least I'm flyin' free!" ~ defying gravity

    you're beautiful, Grace, absolutely beautiful, and thank you for being so honest and inspiring. ♥♥