Get Married: What Women Can Do to Help it Happen ePUB

Get Married: What Women Can Do to Help it Happen Marriage is a good gift from God It s ok to desire it and pray for it and prepare for it just as you would for your education or career Lots of great advice including a Q A at the end.2019 A book targeted at your gender Marriage is a good gift from God It s ok to desire it and pray for it and prepare for it just as you would for your education or career Lots of great advice including a QA at the end.2019 A book targeted at your gender Not too provoking. Candice had a refreshing view on singleness and marriage Directed at women, she made marriage look attainable and made it clear that it was good and right to desire and pray earnestly for a husband I enjoyed her writing style and stories that she shared This will be a book I reference back to often. This is not another book on the topic of just be content in your singleness and patiently wait for God to bring you a husband Candice Watters explains that there are things you should be doing now if you desire marriage, and it is God s will for most people to be married This book was very refreshing to read The Pray Boldly chapter really touched me. Interesting, thought provoking. According to this book, I ve wasted my most marriageable years That condescending tone makes it a little hard to take any of this advice seriously Also, I m still not certain what the advice is This book alternates between telling me that marriage is a good thing that I should strive to achieve at all costs, and reminding me of the importance of marrying well Am I the only one who considers that to be mixed signals Herein lies my problem I am getting married this year to an amazing man wh According to this book, I ve wasted my most marriageable years That condescending tone makes it a little hard to take any of this advice seriously Also, I m still not certain what the advice is This book alternates between telling me that marriage is a good thing that I should strive to achieve at all costs, and reminding me of the importance of marrying well Am I the only one who considers that to be mixed signals Herein lies my problem I am getting married this year to an amazing man who makes it easy to say yes to forever I am marrying him because I delayed marriage Because I refused to chase after relationships with men whom I could have easily settled for Men I could have married five years ago, thus not wasting my most fertile years I could have fit myself into the role of marriage and motherhood with a dozen different men I could have been happy with any of them, probably But now with Levi I can confidently say I will be better off than I ever imagined I could be with any of those other potential husbands Because while there may be things I have to sacrifice for the good of our marriage, I finally feel like I don t have to sacrifice my whole self William Booth once said, Do not allow anyone to instill in your daughters the idea that marriage is the chief end of life and, if you do, do not be surprised when they get engaged to the first useless, empty headed fool they come across Is marriage a worthy thing An admirable thing A holy thing Yes But is marriage the best thing Not at the expense of your hopes and dreams and goals for your life If the man is not going the same direction you re going, let him pass you by Chase after what makes you come alive and never settle for a mediocre marriage Most single girls that I know deeply desire marriage and many feel stuck in a prolonged season of singleness We often lament, Where are the men It s not like there s anything I can do about my single state After all, I m a woman, and the men are supposed to initiate, right What s a girl to do Enter Candice Watters outstanding new book Get Married What Women Can Do To Help It Happen As the founder, former editor, and advice columnist for Boundless webzine, Candice understands the is Most single girls that I know deeply desire marriage and many feel stuck in a prolonged season of singleness We often lament, Where are the men It s not like there s anything I can do about my single state After all, I m a woman, and the men are supposed to initiate, right What s a girl to do Enter Candice Watters outstanding new book Get Married What Women Can Do To Help It Happen As the founder, former editor, and advice columnist for Boundless webzine, Candice understands the issues single women face She writes with warmth and encouragement, taking a no nonsense approach to a woman s place and responsibility in pursuing marriage To quote from the back cover Marriage It s good and natural to want and it s something most of us are called to But if that s true, why are so many women single beyond their expectations And what, if anything, can they do about it PlentyYou can be content with where you are today and still desire marriage in a way that honors God And there are things you can do to help it happen Sound good It is Noself pitying refrains ofbut there s nothing I can do This book will give you fresh hope and encouragement, no matter how long you ve been single And you ll find plenty of Scripture to help deepen your understanding about relationships Please note This is not a feminist, girl power book It isn t a book about desperation or the hyperactivity of joining every dating service and singles group You won t find a list of a hundred tips for meeting a hot man or five things you can do today to help you get married tomorrow If that s what you want, keep looking But if you want to examine your mindset, understandabout God s plan and reason for marriage, and learn to live like you re planning not just hoping to marry, this is the book for you I actually need to read this one again I read it so fast today,I don t really remember what all it said.But basically, this book is against all the sit, wait, and hope God will drop a husband in your lap mindset most of us sheltered, non dating type girls have come to accept Candice Watters argues that there is, indeed, something we can, and should, be doing to help And from a Biblical standpoint, too hooray Mrs Watters encourages young women to not be ashamed of the desire to get married I actually need to read this one again I read it so fast today,I don t really remember what all it said.But basically, this book is against all the sit, wait, and hope God will drop a husband in your lap mindset most of us sheltered, non dating type girls have come to accept Candice Watters argues that there is, indeed, something we can, and should, be doing to help And from a Biblical standpoint, too hooray Mrs Watters encourages young women to not be ashamed of the desire to get married The Bible teaches it is a holy, honorable, and worthwhile pursuit, created for God s glory, as a picture of Christ and his bride, and intended to bring individuals together for the furtherance of God s kindgdom And then there s the point about how it really is God s plan for most people to get married, so girls need to quit wasting the best part of their lives sitting there saying if, if, if If you want to get married, you obviously WEREN T called to be single, so have a little faith, and Live Like You re Planning to Marry the name of one of the chapters There s also a nice chapter called Men Aren t Jerks, They re Fallen Like You , which I appreciated as an avid hater of the let s bash all men trend that seems to be going on.Okay, I must have paidattention that I thought I d better just stop writing, or this thing will be an essay and I don t have time to write one of those right now Is it okay to want to be married Is there anything a woman who has never been married can do to make marriage likely Candice Watters gives women permission to want Christian marriage, encourages them to believe it s possible, and supplies the tools to get there despite our post marriage culture Get Married includes the author s personal journey from singleness to marriage as well as a biblical perspective on marriage It shows how living intentionally is the key to marrying well Get Married is a fresh and hopeful perspective that empowers single women to pray not only for their friends, parents, and churches, but the men who are or could be part of their lives [Read] ➵ Longbow Girl ➲ Linda Davies – 9facts.co.uk encourages them to believe it s possible [Download] ✤ On His Naughty List ➸ Jessica Jarman – 9facts.co.uk and supplies the tools to get there despite our post marriage culture Get Married includes the author s personal journey from singleness to marriage as well as a biblical perspective on marriage It shows how living intentionally is the key to marrying well Get Married is a fresh and hopeful perspective that empowers single women to pray not only for their friends ❴PDF❵ ✓ Fire Colour One Author Jenny Valentine – 9facts.co.uk parents ➷ [Reading] ➹ Invisible Wounds By Kay Douglas ➬ – 9facts.co.uk and churches ➹ [Download] ➵ A City Possessed By Lynley Hood ➼ – 9facts.co.uk but the men who are or could be part of their lives Foreward by R Albert Mohler, Jr What Women Can Do To Help It Happen Unique among books for single Christian women, Candice s story, along with her discussion of Biblical principles for marrying well, will encourage never married women, whatever their age and prospects You can be content with where you are today and still desire marriage in a way that honors God And there are things you can do to help it happen I loved this book It was very well written and persuasive Full of prac Foreward by R Albert Mohler, Jr What Women Can Do To Help It Happen Unique among books for single Christian women, Candice s story, along with her discussion of Biblical principles for marrying well, will encourage never married women, whatever their age and prospects You can be content with where you are today and still desire marriage in a way that honors God And there are things you can do to help it happen I loved this book It was very well written and persuasive Full of practical advice too I especially identified with Chapter 9 Pray Boldly I love how this book is solidly based on a foundation of Biblical Truth It carries such a hopeful message and yet also encourages us to to be content where we are today while reaching for somethingAnd perhaps it might not be a bad idea to for mature young men to go ahead and read this book too It might help give them some insight esp if they are seeking to begin a relationship with a Godly young woman That being said, I wouldn t hesitate to recommend this book to any woman of marriable age It certainly was a Blessing in my life

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