Arise Blog

Articles by Pam Kanaly

  • Letting Go

    I’m constantly reminded of the stark reality that though I can’t control a lot of things, I CAN control how I react to them. In almost every case, it requires me to redirect my thinking. What thoughts are gripping you?

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  • Things Aren't Always As They Seem

    When’s the last time you looked on Facebook or Instagram and felt saddened because it appeared that everyone had “the perfect family” but you? Or name a time when you lost sight that God was orchestrating a higher plan. Maybe if we shift our focus we could see that things aren't always as they seem.

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  • The Worry Cycle

    You’re likely going to read this blog because you’re wrestling with something that keeps you all stirred up. It's worry. Can good come from that? How do we interrupt the worry cycle and slow it down?

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  • Enjoy The Little Things

    How would your life look different if you took a minute each morning to just hit the pause button and “smell the roses?”

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  • Uncertainty

    Have you ever considered the fruitless results of dwelling on the UNCERTAINTIES in life? Why not think on God’s truths and what we know to be CERTAIN? Here's a little test to help you see where your focus lies.

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  • Overcoming Fear When It Feels Impossible

    A person fears when he faces people or circumstances that have the ability to control them, or even in the most severe case like Margy, murder us for goodness sake! Maybe as a single mom you haven’t been kidnapped by a serial killer, but you’ve faced financial fear or the ‘well-being of my child’ fear or the ‘what am I going to do’ fear.

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  • 3 Tips For Moms Of Adult Children

    Whether you are the biological mother or an adopted mother, your child leaves the nest after high school and all of a sudden your role forever changes where “mothering” takes on a new purpose. So how can we best aid our children in their increasing capacity of taking on adult responsibilities?

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  • Mom Guilt Is Real

    Mom guilt. Have you ever felt it? It’s a mom’s feeling of failure in certain areas, where expectations were placed there by others or herself, making her feel like she’s fallen short somehow. It’s toxic. It’s real. It hurts.

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  • On The Road To Emmaus

    Never before have we needed to feel Christ’s presence more, than right now in this pandemic. Never before have we been more desperate to know that He is with us, beside us, for us. Never before have we needed more the reassurance that He goes before us in whatever lies ahead. But he has already given us his promise.

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  • 5 Ways to Walk Through The Weekend

    We know you're stuck at home, so we want to give you hopefully some new ideas to do at home with your family. These 5 ways will be sure to build up one another, provide some good family bonding and ultimately point to Jesus.

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