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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Help me, O Lord, that my heart may be merciful… Several years ago, I was introduced to a beautiful litany found in the Diary of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska that I now strive to read every day. What is so inspiring about her diary is that it is no ordinary diary just recounting all of […]
My dear sisters, it is so good to be here with you again, sharing the thoughts and wanderings of my little heart. I invite you to enter into this space with a prayerful heart, calling to mind the reality that you are held in his merciful gaze. Recently, my little heart has been stirring rather […]
// Megan Byers // A little over a year ago, I was anxiously awaiting my summer assignment with the other Life Teen missionaries. Our leadership team had mostly disappeared, leaving one guy standing in front of us with a post-it easel pad and marker. We’ll call him Joe. Joe starts his presentation. He was basically […]