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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Yesterday and today we’ve had our windows open for the first time since the fall. Every single year, the first signs of spring’s upcoming arrival fill me with so much hope, joy, and anticipation. The birds have come back and have started chirping again. We have a couple of cardinals that have made their home […]
Guest Author: Bridget Nohara By now, we’ve heard it so many times that it’s begun to ring through our subconscious, “these are unprecedented, uncertain times”. In a matter of days, our cozy (albeit sometimes wacko) world took a nosedive to a place we’ve never been, and frankly, didn’t want to go. Kids home from school. […]
Megan Byers I cried when my Archdiocese canceled Mass. Honestly, I thought it was too extreme. It felt like a win for the enemy and it made me angry. When the government called for social distancing, I checked how cheap flights were so I could go see my friends. Then, toilet paper became impossible to […]
Shelby Hawks One of my absolute favorite images to pray with is the image of Jesus sitting on a throne—my throne; the throne that, by His grace, I have built for Him in the very center of my heart and mind and soul. I’ve always understood Jesus to be the King—the King of my heart, […]
Guest Auther: Gaby De Jesus For as long as I can remember I have been a rule follower. As a kid I always tried my best to obey every command of my parents, to never cross my teachers and coaches, and to follow the golden rule because that was the right thing to do. Being […]