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Hi friends and welcome to the Arise, Beloved blog. We have an amazing team of writers behind this blog and our desire is to speak truth into the lies that cripple us and shine light into the darkness that isolates us because we believe that now, more than ever, the Church desperately needs women to be restored so that the world can be set ablaze. Our hope is that you find comfort, solace, and peace in knowing that you are not alone, you are not too far gone and there is ALWAYS hope to be found. 

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There’s a very beautiful prayer (often attributed to St. Anthony of Padua, but no one knows who wrote it), called “Be Satisfied”. The essence of the prayer is seeking to be satisfied with Jesus, and once you are satisfied, and both of you are ready, He’ll lead you into a relationship with your future spouse. […]

Relationships Aren’t a Reward for Holiness

Anne Marie Schlueter, Body

// Marianna Schmiesing // I am perfection. Sometimes, I say that to myself in the mirror at 1 am, marveling at the bodacious topknot on my head that won’t be seen by anyone except me. But I don’t say that often during the day, partly because, objectively speaking, I know that it’s not true. But […]

Why I Am No Longer Working on Myself

Freedom, Marianna Schmiesing, Mind