God does not want us to be living in the past, in shame, in fear, or in the future, in worry. He wants us to be living in the present, in now, with Him.

— Rebecca St. James

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I dreamed of being very attracted to my future husband, and I'm extremely attracted to him. I dreamed of having lots of fun together and being able to be goofy and be accepted, that's all there.

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I think with relationships you have to risk getting hurt.

You have to learn to almost know how to let your heart go when that time comes for that right person. You have to be open to having a friendship with somebody of the opposite sex. We can't let fear keep us from being open to relationships.

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I have struggled with perfectionism and I think it's a really damaging thing in my own life. When we put that perfectionism on someone else, it just hurts relationships whereas grace and trusting someone else's heart is a really, really incredible and important part of any relationship.

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I don't think courting and dating is a liability. I actually think it can be a blessing.

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Until you find something worth dying for, you're not really living.

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I believe that marriage is a representation of Christ and the church and when Christ and the church are unified, they are the strongest and most attractive to those that don't know Jesus.

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May you get more out of life than a cup of tea.

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Don't worry about your life cause if you hold it too close you lose it.

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Most people have to date or court other people before they meet the one.

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I sometimes think that as singles it's easy to bind to this mentality that my future husband's going to ride up on a white horse, I'll know that he's the one, and we'll start our life together. That happens to people once in a blue moon. I have heard of that - never really dated anyone and then this person comes along - but it's not probable that that would happen.

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I dreamed of being able to share my thoughts and feelings and hopes without thinking they were going to make fun of me and think I was silly, and I have that.

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Faith wouldn't be faith without having to trust what is unseen.

That's difficult sometimes, and it's almost easier to put our trust in what is tangible. But God wants us to put one foot in front of the other and just step out on faith.

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About Rebecca St. James

Quotes 27 sayings
Profession Singer-songwriter
Birthday July 26, 1977

When husband and wife are united, they are strongest and most attractive to those that don't know Jesus.

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For a long time I thought-'I've got to buck up and be strong.

I've got to put on a brave face-and get through this near burn-out or that discouraging time in my life,'" "God has really seriously changed my thinking on this. When you take off the mask, you relate at a base level to everyone else who has been through pain-and everyone has. Honesty promotes intimacy and promotes us together relying on God. True honesty is beautiful.

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In our quest for living a pure, focused life that pleases God, we all hit the wall at one time or another. What do we do then? Give up... Not an option. I have had times when the road has gotten long... Those periods can be very challenging. When they happen, I go to God and ask for His strength for the journey.

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I think the only fear that I have in getting married is what if I'm not enough or what if I'm not prepared enough, because I'm the kind of person that likes to be prepared.

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I cry out from the ashes, burned with sin and shame. I ask you Lord to make me whole again.

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I think it takes a truly strong man to cherish a woman.

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Marriage to me means unity, it means strength because I believe that both people can be stronger in their calling because of each other.

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There is so much that is fake about our society.

My generation is craving something that is real, honest and true. The Message is straight up! It's modern, relevant, and direct.

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I always knew that God's way was the best, that I wanted to wait, and that I valued purity.

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I just believe that marriage is a beautiful representation of God's love for us and that there is such a cherishing that can happen in marriage that is different from any other relationship.

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I'm very involved on a lot of levels in making of this album," "I wrote on 11 of the 12 tracks which is, creatively, really important to me. I want to be singing my music passionately and when I'm writing from a place where God has been teaching me something new-when I write from that place-it comes across when I'm singing. That's vital to the message and the reality of God that I want to impart with my music.

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If we could only put God first, maybe this ugly trend could one day be reversed.

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Really with marriage, from what I've heard about from different friends that are married, you can't entirely be prepared. There are things you can only learn in marriage.

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Even sometimes our preconceptions of what we think we need is different to actually what we do need, so we've got to be more open and give guys more of a chance.

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