Attracted to the Single Life

The following essay was published in "Voices of Hope" – a newsletter from the Society of Helpers – as as part of their recent series on vocations.  I am grateful to share it with you here.   There was a time when my “attraction radar” was on high alert at all times – beginning with Sunday morning… Continue reading Attracted to the Single Life

Dating God: Live and Love in the Way of St. Francis

This week I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Dan Horan, O.F.M., author of Dating God: Live and Love in the Way of St. Francis and creator of the popular blog by the same title DatingGod.org. I have a great fondness for the Franciscans! My grade school and high school are still operated by the… Continue reading Dating God: Live and Love in the Way of St. Francis

The Vocation to be Single

Today I came across this great article from Christine Whelan over at BustedHalo.com that I thought was worth sharing.  I also get this question quite often, “Can being single be a Vocation?”  It’s a tough one to answer!   For many of us “vocation” sounds so permanent, and not everyone who is single wants to be single forever. … Continue reading The Vocation to be Single