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"inspiration for singles? But I need answers and I need them now!"

And you'll find answers at inspiration for singles, answers to tough questions like:

Everything you read on this site is practical, proven by trial and error in the real world. No unicorns or rainbows here.

Hi, I'm Jack Zavada, the person behind inspiration for singles. I'm 72 years old and a lifelong single. What that means for you is I've probably already gone through the problems you're facing now.

You may wonder, "Why should a younger person like me listen to a geezer like him?" Fair question. The answer is experience. Our motto is, "My pain, your gain."

Inspiration for singles is NOT a dating site. You can get that anywhere on the Web. Instead, you'll find hope and encouragement here, offered in a clear, conversational style with an emphasis on what works in real life.

I promise if you spend even 15 minutes here, you will find something helpful.

Here's how to get started. Use the navigation links at the top or the Site Map button in the left column, which lists every page on the site, organized by subjects and article titles.

Thanks for visiting, and feel free to drop us a line!

Whoa! 200 inspirational poems!

Enjoy inspirational poems? Well, we've got those too!

In every issue of Inspire-O-Gram, our free monthly newsletter, we feature a brand new, original inspirational poem. You can read all 200 of those poems FREE by visiting our back issue archives.

Just click on each newsletter then scroll down to the poem. Enjoy!

Stuff for single men too…

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If you're a single male, you'll find plenty of useful tips on inspiration for singles. We men don't get all mushy-gushy about our feelings, but that doesn't mean we don't have feelings.

For an overview of every topic here, try our site map.

In 17 years of running inspiration for singles, I've gotten enough feedback from male visitors all over the world to know we all share the same problems. You're not alone in how you feel. Please bookmark the site for future visits. Thanks!

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REAL hope for 2024...

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Every single needs solid, encouraging hope in their life.

You'll find it in Jack's paperback book Hope for Hurting Singles. This is the real world, practical advice you've been looking for, an owner's manual for the single life.  You'll discover how to overcome such common problems as:

  • Loneliness
  • Bitterness
  • Depression
  • Shyness
  • Fear
  • Frustration
  • Low self-esteem
  • Debt
  • Anger

Hope for Hurting Singles addresses all these and more, providing step-by-step strategies to defeat them.

There has never been a book like this, drawing on author Jack Zavada's 50 years' experience in the single life. You'll learn what works, as well as what doesn't work, so you can avoid wasting time and energy. Why go through painful trial and error yourself when Jack has already done it and passes the best principles on to you?

To show you just how practical Hope for Hurting Singles is, we're making the entire first chapter on how to defeat loneliness available FREE for you to read, right here.

Hope for Hurting Singles is only $10.99 in paperback from, just $3.99 for the Kindle version.

Read Chapter One FREE here!

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Afraid of the future? How to get ready...


"The sky is falling! It hit me on the head!"

So said the fairy tale character Chicken Little--and about a zillion so-called Bible prophets today.

If you believe them, the future looks grim indeed. But this is NOT a scary End Times site. No, the future looks beautiful for people who follow Jesus.

So don't be scared. Check out how to be a calm, confident Christian...

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