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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“What is the root of your reoccurring sins?” This was the bold question slipped into a Sunday homily that led me to do some ponderous digging. I thought about how we are all quite familiar with comparison which sometimes wilts into gossip or slander and has the capacity to corrode into envy, greed, or pride. […]
“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.” Proverbs 14:30 I think envy is something that so many people, especially women, struggle with, whether they know it or not. I know this is certainly the case for myself. I’ve recently been super convicted about just how much I truly […]
By Marianna Schmiesing The Bachelor/Bachelorette is a gosh-awful show, and I do not recommend watching it, but after I watched the first two episodes of the latest season back to back, I realized that some good could come out viewing thirty women chase after one man: I now have an excellent image to connect with […]