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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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“What is the root of your reoccurring sins?”  This was the bold question slipped into a Sunday homily that led me to do some ponderous digging. I  thought about how we are all quite familiar with comparison which sometimes wilts into gossip or slander  and has the capacity to corrode into envy, greed, or pride. […]

Conquering Comparison by the Roots

Mary Dufresne, Mind

By Marianna Schmiesing I have, occasionally (I’m averaging once a year), been made aware that someone from the opposite gender (male) finds me Attractive. This idea is both welcomed and utterly detested. Welcomed—because this is what I want, right? To be seen as beautiful and someone to be desired. To be affirmed that all those […]

Believe in Beauty

Body, Freedom, Marianna Schmiesing, Restoration