The extent to which we're able to be content being single depends really on what we believe about marriage. Most of us believe, in general, that we can't control our feelings.Actually, it is possible to change the way you feel.I've often questioned God's love for me in the midst of my single journey. The fact that God hasn't given you a husband or wife at this point in your life doesn't mean He doesn't love you.It means God, in His love, is using your singleness to mold and shape you to be more like Him and to draw you to Him.Here's what I learned."What do you want your life to be like if you never get married? The truth is, God hasn't promised any of us marriage.
To be emotionally healthy, your thoughts must be full of truth.Because of this, it's possible to be content in your single state.And if you practice contentment today, you'll be better prepared for whatever life brings your way.To the contrary, we're presented with a picture of a God who's quite able to move us from place to place if we're not where we ought to be, whether by natural means (as He did calling Mary and Joseph back to Bethlehem for the royal census) or by supernatural means (as He did with Philip when He supernaturally transported him after his meeting with the Ethiopian eunuch).
If you're following God and obeying Him, you have no need to worry about whether you've missed His will for your life.Jen was content being single but realized after she married that she still expected marriage to make her happy deep down inside. Married life had wonderful blessings and unique challenges, but it wasn't any better than being single - just different.