Dating

Intentional Dating Doesn’t Mean You Will Marry Him

by Yvonne Chase

Your Purpose Isn’t To Impress Over the weekend, I listened to a broadcast; How to Date and Successfully Marry by Jimmy and Karen Evans, hosts of Marriage Today ministry.  The broadcast was all about intentional dating and recreational dating.  Here’s some of  what Jimmy says: “In recreational dating, people strive to be their best in […]

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4 Ways To Buy The Perfect Gift For Her

by Yvonne Chase

It Simply Does Not Work For You Ladies, have you ever received a gift that didn’t work for you? It’s a very nice gift and any woman in her right mind would love it however, it’s not your thing.  Let me bring it all the way home. Pretend You Love It Have you ever received a […]

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Celibacy, Purity And Up Front Conversations

by Yvonne Chase

Let It Be Known Up Front “There are some topics like purity and celibacy, especially in Godly relationships and dating that shouldn’t wait until being “serious” or “committed” to be a matter of discussion.  If, you’re willing to have a relationship that is pure until your wedding night, then let it be known up front.“ […]

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Sacrifice In Action On Christmas Day

by Yvonne Chase

ER On Christmas Eve It’s been 11 days since I’ve been in this space. Last week, I got a sore throat that turned into a cough that turned into a cold that turned into body aches that led me to the hospital.  My body hurt so bad that I thought something serious was wrong with […]

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Family Dysfunction, Thanksgiving Dinner And Joseph

by Yvonne Chase

It’s Not Always Negative She said, “I believe a couple’s ability to communicate in their previous family settings play a pivotal role in their future family relationships and its success or failure.” What do you believe? She is a colleague who is in a great relationship with an amazing man.  She’s concerned that his lack […]

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Kleenex And Love At The NYC Marathon

by Yvonne Chase

Ran From One Side Of The Street When my love told me he passes out Kleenex at the NYC marathon every year, I thought it was weird. Kleenex? How does he do that? What about water or something more practical? Well, I was so wrong. I joined him this year to hand out Kleenex and […]

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Nobody’s Perfect Is A Poor Excuse For Bad Behavior

by Yvonne Chase

His Infidelity It came out recently that gospel recording artist Israel Houghton, fiance to Adrienne Bailon had two sons; ages four and two while married to his wife of twenty years.  He and his wife also have three kids and their marriage ended because of his infidelity.   Nobody’s Perfect People were wondering if Adrienne […]

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I Refuse To Date A Guy Who Doesn’t Have A Car

by Yvonne Chase

Keep It 100 The other day while on Facebook, I responded to a question posed in a group for Christian single women: “Quick question and keep it 100 with a sista: am I wrong for not wanting to date anyone who doesn’t have a car? Now I do understand that things happen, LORD KNOWS, but […]

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Action, Faith And Three Empty Picture Frames

by Yvonne Chase

Working My Faith In my last post, Boaz Is Dead And So Is Faith Without Works, a reader left the following comment about faith; “Faith without works is dead is not talking about me praying for something and then working toward it.  It’s talking about working my faith.  If I say I’m a Christian, how […]

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Boaz Is Dead And So Is Faith Without Works

by Yvonne Chase

Can’t Be Found Earlier today when I opened up Instagram, I saw a post from @ChristServant86 about Boaz that really resonated with me.  His post started out with, “#YouWaitingOnBoaz but at the same time can’t be “found.”  I believe he put quotes around the word “found” because of the verse in Proverbs 18:22 which says, […]

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