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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I have an intense healthcare routine. As someone struggles with severe atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin condition more commonly known as eczema, my skin is almost always on my mind. Because of my skin, I take an injection medication every two weeks, I’m on a strict anti-inflammatory diet, I take a bunch of different dietary supplements, […]
I remember the moment he said the words: “I’m sorry. I just don’t think we have the right connection.” Waves of inadequacy and shame swept like a riptide through that Chicago alley, leaving me struggling and gasping for air in the storm of his rejection. I didn’t breathe again that night. Really, I don’t think […]
In today’s episode, we continue with our “Stories in the Middle” series with listening to our founder, Mary Kate Anthony’s, journey of finding freedom and healing from sexual addiction. Mary Kate shares how she believes that when it comes to sexual sins and wounds, women need self-compassion and community more than anything else and that […]