Adrienne Houghton says, “Church Is Like A Hospital”

by Yvonne Chase

Have you ever been sick and went to a hospital? Why did you go? Unfortunately, I have been to the hospital/ER and in the hospital more times than I care to remember. With each stay, my goal was to get better as quickly as possible. That’s why I went; to get better, not remain the […]

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Dying Is A Part Of Living Single And Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

Who’s going to pull the plug for you God forbid you end up on life support? That’s a question I Yvonne Chase as a childless single woman in this world has to answer because dying is a part of living. It’s fresh on my mind because John Singleton died last Monday at the young age […]

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Thank You, Living Single And God’s Grace

by Yvonne Chase

At a recent Sunday service, the pastor paused for a moment of thanksgiving. The entire congregation in unison poured our hearts out to say thank you to God for his faithfulness, goodness, mercy, grace; in a nutshell, for everything. As I said thank you for everything in my life, a feeling overwhelmed me and I […]

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25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

by Yvonne Chase

Today is a holiday so I decided to take a holiday from serious posts and do a fun post that gives you an opportunity to learn about me. My ultimate hope is to learn something about you. 1. I once tried Tim Ferris’ Comfort Zone Challenge on a second date. I convinced my date to […]

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Serena Williams Says Make The First Move

by Yvonne Chase

In a recent sit-down interview with Good Morning America, host Robin Roberts asked Serena what she wants to teach her daughter about being a strong woman. Serena said: Embrace it. I’m also going to tell her to make the first move. I want to teach her that it’s okay to make the first move, that […]

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In Sickness AND In Health Till Death Do Us Part

by Yvonne Chase

Here’s the scenario; your wife of twenty-seven years now has Alzheimer’s and you are her primary caretaker. Within the past year, you met a woman who is now your girlfriend. She lives with you in your marital home helping you care for your wife. It’s your way of dealing with the grave diagnosis and the […]

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Act Right, Do The Right Thing And Do Better

by Yvonne Chase

I am tired of reading post after post about forgiveness and grace without any mention of how we ought to live. Yes, we have to forgive others if we want to be forgiven by our Heavenly Father. With that said, can we get some “act right” in our spirit? Some do the right thing? Some […]

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Kristine, Keith And Shared Values

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Kristine lives an active lifestyle. Keith is a couch potato who exercises with the remote control. Is an active lifestyle an interest or a value?

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Redefine Marriage And Add An Expiration Date

by Yvonne Chase

Redefine Marriage To What? Does marriage need to be redefined? Does a marriage license need to have an expiration date? Those were the questions on a radio program where the host discussed the current state of marriage. My immediate answers were, redefine it to what and absolutely not! Here’s what needs an expiration date: Pressuring […]

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Truth, Is My Word For 2019…What’s Your Word?

by Yvonne Chase

A Very Important Question Do you have a word for 2019? Did you have one for 2018? I’ve never chosen a word for the year until this year. Actually, I didn’t choose it, it came to me early one morning as I rolled over reflecting on a conversation I had with my brother from another […]

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