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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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This is not the easiest topic to talk about, but the more I’ve talked to people over the years, I realize there are many others who share this similar hurt and feelings. What I am referring to is an extreme sense of being repeatedly let down, hurt, or completely failed by our earthly fathers. I […]

When Our Earthly Father Fails Us

Body, Gabriella Gagliano

// Marianna Schmiesing // When I was in fifth grade, I was in gym class playing kick ball. As I am only slightly more athletic than what I was at eleven years old, I was greatly scared of catching the dense, giant ball. There was a solid group of solid kids who had been playing […]

Do Not Grow Bitter

Marianna Schmiesing, Mind