I was reading a study about one of many women in the Bible and in the last paragraph, it said that she was an example of consecrated spinsterhood. Having just come off of a conversation about whether God wanted me all for Himself or would ever send me a husband (he didn’t send the first one; I did that all by myself), that description, “consecrated spinsterhood” struck me. I mean, let’s face it, one of my biggest fears in life has been becoming a spinster--an old, single, childless, spinster. But, this description shed new light on spinsterhood. I don’t know of too many people who think of it as special, set apart, appointed by God. By no means have I “seen the light” and now know this is the life for me. I still want a husband and a family, but if that is not what God wants for me, I know that the desire will fade as I dedicate my life to His purpose. So, if I must be a spinster, let me be a consecrated spinster. Ms. EV
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