Written by: Stephanie Petska “Death can leave a devastating path of destruction, yet out of its wreckage can erect a beautiful promise of hope.” – Stephanie Petska In the waking hours after my son Braden’s death, I questioned where God was that night and where he was in the days and weeks to follow? What I… Continue reading Friends: Unexpected Blessings
Written by: Kensie Story I wish I had a group of Christian friends. I’ve said this a heartbreaking amount of times in my past. Maybe it was my bold personality or the fact that I couldn’t quote scripture. Maybe it wasn’t anything about me at all. But for whatever reason, I had a really hard time… Continue reading Friends: While You Wait
Written by: Dawn Stewart Psalm 139 is one of my favorite places in scripture to go to be reminded of how intimate the love of our Father is. When I read those words, I am reminded of how God really does knows us. He knows when we sit; when we stand; when we lie down; and… Continue reading Friends: Friendship In Christ
Written by: Nikki Laureano Two years ago, I found myself amidst crippling anxiety and fear. Chains of self-pity, comparison, and doubt internally bound me. The enemy had me fixated on my circumstances. All my happiness was based on what was happening around me. And I can assure that I was falling flat as a wife, a… Continue reading Contentment: A Lesson Learned
Written by: Shani Ratliff “No one who trusts in you will ever be disgraced, but disgrace comes to those who try to deceive others. Show me the path where I should walk, O Lord; point out the right road for me to follow. Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God… Continue reading Contentment: Let Go and Trust Him
Community is such an important part of our lives. No matter what your beliefs are, the toll isolation takes on us is proven to be one of the worst things for our health. The Bible also teaches us things about community and friendship. We are instructed many times to love one another, encourage one another,… Continue reading NEW SERIES: Friends
Written by: Dawn Stewart If I’m honest with you, I’m writing this from a place of feeling really dissatisfied – emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally. I don’t like this place I am in at all. Every area of my life feels difficult. Like I’m carrying a backpack of rocks, a weight too much for me to… Continue reading Contentment: Where is your focus?