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 →

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Join us, and invite others! Our newest series starts on Tuesday, May 1st! Overcoming Body Image Issues in Today's Culture "I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;     your works are wonderful,     I know that full well."  -Psalm 139:14, NIV

Created to be Overcomers

Written by Bella Sage   When I think about how to describe my personal walk with God, a lot of words come to mind. Among them are descriptions such as beautiful, endless, intimate, amazing, as well as words such as challenging, frustrating, and even terrifying sometimes. This may seem surprising to some people, but the... Continue Reading →

Why Are You Downcast Oh My Soul

Written by Anna Sojourning   My depressed thoughts would go like this: "I want to be alone, but I don't want to be lonely.  I'm afraid of failure, but I feel unable to do anything anything.  I know I should be peaceful and happy, but I just want to fall on the floor and lay... Continue Reading →

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