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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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 […]
Marianna Schmiesing Days need bones.Without a skeleton, time—the ambiguous mass—flops from morning, to late morning, to midday haze, to “Oh my gosh, it’s only 2pm?”Days need prayer.Silence for the soul. A temporary “no” to the external in order to give a full “yes” to the internal. From whom do you receive your joy?Days need meals.Not […]
By Anna Boehk I have spent years looking for the perfect planner. I tried customizable. Bullet journaling. Spiral-bound notebooks or blank journals. I got a leather-bound, then I got a mini, then a big one. I researched the fads. Every year I would try a new one, and every year – inevitably – I would […]