A rare, fleeting moment of peace and understanding that I really am okay.
It snuck up on me, to be honest, especially since I thought for sure I would have something profound and groundbreaking to say about my experiences as a single and childless woman in a predominantly married and child-filled church. I could paint the picture of the woman-scorned-by-many-an-RM-yet-remains-faithful. I could give advice on any of the following:
How I cope with loneliness (best answer: be a friend, actual answer: watch TV)
How I cope with bitterness (best answer: pray, actual answer: list the things I’m able to do, unsaddled by a spouse or children)