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Is internet dating biblical?

// It seems everything is available if you only think to look for it; even a husband.

Written by Allie Brown

Picked by Christine Gilland

It’s no secret that I LOVE reading posts about dating and relationships, and I’ve been quite taken with the topic of this post, way back from the archives of 2012. I especially like some of the great responses in the comments section.

Hello, your name is not Single

// Seven pieces of advice for single people.

Written by Gemma Brown

Picked by Amaris Cole

We all love a list, especially if it’s one to inspire and encourage us. This post from the lovely Gemma Brown does just that. Smashing the stereotype of the singleton and offering an honest insight into those riding solo – to quote Jason Derulo – this post is worth reading whatever your relationship status.

Missionary minimalism

// De-cluttering our lives is trendy in the Christian and secular world. But what can be learned from a someone who grew up in a missionary family?

Written by Gabby Llewellyn

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

We gave Gabby the topic of minimalism and this is what she came back with. While we were considering what it means to live with less stuff, Gabby rightly pointed out that it's not about the stuff! Let us instead focus on the God who gives abundantly.

When did food get so complicated?

// All I wanted was dinner, and now I’ve got a headache.

Written by James Cobbett

Picked by Chine McDonald

After recently having gone on a meat-free week myself, I've started to think a lot more about meat consumption. So many of us are unaware of the damage that our carnivorous ways does the environment. James Corbett's article spells all this out with honesty and tries to grapple with what we can learn from the Genesis account of creation. I was absolutely not just drawn in because of the yummy burger photo that accompanied this post.