April 16, 2015

Alone

Posted in Christianity tagged , , , , , at 9:07 am by Staci Hart Mauney

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken…” (Eccles. 4:12)

As an introvert, I used to believe that I would rather stay home and hide away from the world than interact with people, who can be unpredictable and judgmental. In my early 20s, I put this belief to the test when I lived in a foreign country and did, indeed, rarely leave my home for a brief time. Because I didn’t know anyone at first, I was afraid to leave my apartment to go to the store or church alone. However, I discovered that I became very lonely, so I eventually ventured out, making some very good friends along the way that I still keep in touch with today. Read the rest of this entry »