I am craving good books or other avenues for learning about living as a single Christian woman as I get older. The incredible woman I’m speaking of is Luci Swindoll.
In most of the books I have read by Christian women, they talk so much about their relationships with spouses, children, parents, etc, or are geared to young single Christian women . She is a successful businesswoman, accomplished vocalist, talented artist, Women of Faith speaker and best-selling author.
is a biweekly advice column featuring a question from a reader with responses from a male and female point of view. ) HE SAID: I have to somewhat agree with your assessment of the material available for those “seasoned without children” singles, yet there is one author whom I’ve had the pleasure to know and work with for the past ten years who may have something you’re looking for.
If you've got a question about anything related to singleness or living the single life, please submit it to : I am in my 50s, a single Christian woman, childless, with no family nearby. This amazing Christian woman is a slight bit older than you (she says she’s seventy plus) and has never been married, nevertheless has lived out her years like no one else I know and lives than many “whippersnappers” ever will.
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