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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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Sisters, in prayer recently an image that struck me was that of the wineskin.  Jesus says, “You cannot put new wine in old wineskins”, yet how often do we try?  We beg for newness, we ache for wholeness, we plead for resurrection, all the while clinging to the tattered rags that prevent us from receiving that which […]

Wineskins (A Prayer)

Restoration, Shelby Hawks

What is your favorite season?  I always thought I was a fall gal. Oversized sweaters, hot cocoa, pumpkins, the crisp, cool air, colorful leaves. With the major holidays just around the corner, there is this sense of returning home, comfort, leisure that hangs in the air. Not only did I prefer the season, I wanted […]


Megan Byers

I was scrolling through Pinterest one day and I stumbled upon this quote, “I am mine. Before I am ever anyone else’s.”  The graphic fit my aesthetic: simple quotes in neutral colors that could be used as a screensaver. I didn’t really let the words sink in and kept scrolling only to stop a few […]

You Are Mine

Megan Byers

A lot of the time I think that The Lord expects more from me than He really does.  I push myself to grow and to forage through difficult times only to condemn myself for not doing enough or not being good enough.  I find that I push myself to grow all at once; setting standards for my abilities […]


Freedom, Kateri Leonard, Mind

There is something that I love about mornings.  I’m the type of girl that loves letting the morning sun pour in through my windows, the type to wake up extra early to enjoy an extended period of prayer time and coffee.  I haven’t always been like this, in fact, when I was growing up, mornings […]

New Love

Kateri Leonard, Mind