Single Life – Books, Quotes, Articles, and Suggested Bibliography

Photo by Callum Shaw on Unsplash I remember the very first time I contemplated the question, "What if being single is truly my calling in life?" I spent countless hours scouring the internet, and perhaps that's how you stumbled upon this blog post, too! Finding the rare article, book chapter, or a mere sentence that validated the single… Continue reading Single Life – Books, Quotes, Articles, and Suggested Bibliography

Saying No In Order to Say A Deeper Yes

Back in the Fall, a friend of mine ventured this guess, “I bet anything that come February, you’re going to have four job offers, and you’ll have to decide which ones to decline!” While I was flattered by her words of encouragement, I was also feeling quite lost in the wide open ocean of unemployment.  I… Continue reading Saying No In Order to Say A Deeper Yes

Must Read Articles for Catholic Singles

It’s been a busy couple weeks with a string of speaking events in Chicago and Wisconsin, which concluded this past weekend with a talk at the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Parish Leadership Day. I have grown quite accustomed to talking about the single life with other singles.  Parish Leadership Day gave me a chance to view… Continue reading Must Read Articles for Catholic Singles

Reflections on Recording the Audio Book

A mysterious package arrived this week from Franciscan Media (formerly St. Anthony Messenger Press).  I’m always happy to receive a package in the mail, but until I tore it open, I had no idea what might be inside.  Much to my delight, the box contained two complimentary copies of the audiobook of Party of One! … Continue reading Reflections on Recording the Audio Book

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