Arise Blog

Articles by Kim Heinecke

  • Drop The Mask

    You may have them too—emotional camouflage and cover-ups that hide what’s on the inside. It’s possible you’ve worn them so long you don’t realize you’re still hidden behind the façade. The only way to throw off the disguise once and for all is to remember we can’t reflect the glory of God while wearing a mask.

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  • Change Is Constant

    Change is inevitable, no one is exempt and time cannot be manipulated. So how can we get through this process and come out stronger? Kim walks us through perspective and purpose during this season.

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  • The Best Mother In The World

    Do you struggle with motherhood as a competition? How often are we racing toward a finish line that doesn’t exist? You're not alone.

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  • Sin Behaves Like a Raccoon

    Sometimes our sin can seem harmless. We protect and feed thoughts that could grow into something dangerous to us. But what happens when our sin overpowers our will to walk away? Someone gets hurt. Sometimes it's us; sometimes it's our children. But in every situation, this pain could have been avoided if we hadn't chased the forbidden.

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  • My Kids Need a New Mom

    Do you ever feel like your kids need a new mom? How can we ever hope to raise kids in the likeness of Jesus if they are being guided by a flawed, sinful parent? Read along as Kim Heinecke shares how all we really have to do is love Jesus and let Him fill in the gaps.

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  • Family Discussion Questions

    Family discussions at dinner can be hard to get rolling—especially if you have teens. Consider these creative ways that Kim Heinecke engages her kids in conversation.

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  • We Don’t Reap in the Same Season We Sow

    Are you feeling like all of your efforts in parenting your kids well aren't paying off? Maybe you feel like the wait just isn't worth it? Then read along as Kim Heinecke shares how parenting is much like gardening. We don’t reap in the same season we sow.

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  • What If There Is No Other Way?

    When our life is marked by chaos, trauma, or unforeseen events—and we can barely put one foot in front of the other—it’s not uncommon to want to hide in a closet somewhere until the storm of life passes. These difficult times make us question if we will make it through, but what if there is no other way?

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  • Five Shortcuts That Will Kill You

    Shortcuts make our life easier. By nature they are designed to “cut short” the time and energy invested in routine or mundane tasks. Who doesn’t love a good shortcut? But there are areas in life that you can't afford to take shortcuts. Read along as Kim Heinecke shares the five shortcuts that will kill you.

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  • Letting Go

    Sometimes letting go comes easy for us, and other times we fight it. Letting go of our children can be difficult, but necessary. This is a season of change for many moms. Do you find you are you holding on to a child you need to release? Read along as Kim Heinecke shares 3 simple thoughts to encourage you as you "let go" of the current season and prepare for what is coming.

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