You're thankful for what you have, rather than wondering when you'll get what you really want. And should God choose to bless you with marriage, you will have lost nothing. You will have cherished your years of freedom - something many people miss.


You may not get married: This harsh reality is the first step to freedom.


Copyright Lori Smith, 2000 – 2003


Lori Smith lives in northern VA where she frequents a local ballet studio, hikes in the Shenandoahs, and throws the occasional pity party.  Find more of her writing and preview The Single Truth at