The One Inside

Written by Martin Angila I was almost despairing in life. I tried to push harder in prayer, working more, trying new ideas, seeking help from friends but all to no avail. Nothing worked. I thought to myself, “Well, I don’t think I will pull it through.” The final exam is just around the corner. If... Continue Reading →

Hanging in There

Written by Mary Foulger The last time that I saw my son alive, I told him to go to hell. Of course, that was never what I wanted him to do, but I was so frustrated with him. I felt like he expected so much of his father and me, his mother, but so little... Continue Reading →

Two are Better than One

"Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. 11 Likewise, two people lying close together can keep each other warm. But how can one be warm alone? 12 A person standing alone can be... Continue Reading →

Encourage Each Other

"Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them." (Ephesians 4:29, NLT) I have seen how, if someone is criticized and belittled, they want to give up. It breaks them. It causes them to actually NOT work... Continue Reading →

The Little Foxes

I have learned the hard way. Foxes will stalk their prey for days...weeks even. They study their habits. They learn the weaknesses of their prey. See a fox - scare it away - it will return. You must catch it. You must eliminate it. Or it will kill. A single fox can take out an... Continue Reading →

Beautifully, You.

Written by Bella Sage   As a college student living in a realm full of technology and “glam,” it is sometimes hard to remember who I am in Christ. We can all clearly see how our society defines beauty. Social media like Instagram shows endless examples of what we should look like. “Socially acceptable” women... Continue Reading →

My Lips and Eyes Made Me Wise

Written by T'Edra Z. Jackson     "For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone." -Audrey Hepburn   Growing up in middle school, sometimes elementary school, I remember being teased. I was teased for my... Continue Reading →

…Competing with Pixels

Too many of us know the struggle and the pain. In competition with pixels. The images on a computer screen (or TV or magazine, etc.) It is possible to regain your own self-worth/self-esteem. It is possible to heal. It is possible to forgive. It is possible to rebuild.   Shared from Covenant Eyes, Written by... Continue Reading →

The Greatest of these is Love

Written by Kimberly Jay   I've never been the skinny girl... Well, maybe when I was six and no one was concerned about my outward appearance, but I digress. When I was in middle and high school, I was among the more 'healthy' of my friends; I weighed more than the abominable 100 pounds and my... Continue Reading →

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