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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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The biggest lesson of today is this:              Even when all seems lost,             When all is stilled, and completely silent,             Even in the mourning season,             When there clarity or healing has yet to be found,             He is moving.             Today, we learn the meaning of hope. Having journeyed with Jesus through the Last Supper, His passion and […]

Holy Saturday

Anne Marie Schlueter

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 […]

The Hidden Gift of Winter

Mary Kate Anthony

Sisters, beneath seasons of waiting I have discovered the richness of preparation.  The mystery of it is divine, linked to the little town of Nazareth.  Nazareth is imbued with waiting, with preparation: the God-man preparing to offer the greatest love.  I often stumble upon this mystery in my prayer and get stuck there: it resonates.  […]

For Seasons of Preparation

Body, Shelby Hawks

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What’s it like? You don’t see it in rooms if you are ill.” “It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine, and things pushing up and working under earth,” said Mary. (The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett) The Lord stirred my […]

The Spring is Here

Mary Dufresne, Soul, Trust