Arise Blog

Category: Everyday Life

  • What’s Your Plymouth Rock?

    Although Plymouth Rock inspires us with sentiments of the love of our country, God’s milestones should arouse us to an overwhelming admiration and devotion to the King of Kings. But where do we begin? Start today by considering all the mighty deeds he's done in your life.

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  • Splotches of Pink and Red

    If you’re like most of us, it’s easy to beat yourself up when you know full well that you’ve missed the mark in your walk with Christ. But God knows our shortcomings and the cross reminds us that he has covered every stain in our lives. The question is how do we live our lives protecting our hearts and minds so the world doesn't corrode them.

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  • Good or Bad, Change Is Inevitable

    Change is constant in this life. Friendships change, attitudes change, circumstances change, careers change, family dynamics change, kids change, passions change. Not all change is bad however, some of it God uses to bring beauty we would never have seen if things had remained.

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  • Raindrops of Grace

    Do you ever just stop and enjoy the grace of God? It's hard in this busy world to take in all of God's goodness that he has surrounded us with. Maybe today you could pause and enjoy the drops of grace that God showers us with.

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  • The Thank You Game

    The Thank You Game changed my entire perspective, attitude, and even physical and mental wellness. It’s amazing the difference when you live in a spirit of praise. Are you up for the challenge?

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  • Squashed Bugs and Rules

    Do you ever feel like God's rules are just too strict? Much like our rules for our children, God understands us and wants to protect us and help us prosper.

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  • 9 Tips from Teachers to Foster Your Child’s Success

    Your children are in your home for such a short time. The way you approach school, teachers, and responsibility will impact the rest of their life. Develop a positive working relationship with your child’s teachers, make school a priority, and be involved in their daily events. It will take effort, but you will be so glad you did.

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  • Exhausted From Sorrow

    There are seasons of life in which our hearts can’t take another blow. Have you ever experienced that kind of exhausting sorrow? In these times it is so important to look to Jesus. He is gently and compassionately encouraging us to press on.

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  • Anchored In The Storm

    Are you feeling driven and tossed by your circumstances? Drifting farther into unsafe waters? Uncertain about what’s ahead? Jesus wants us to be anchored to him every day of our life so that when storms hit we know where to go.

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  • A Whisper From God

    Do you ever lose sight of God in the mundane and exhausting task of your daily life? Here is a little reminder of how he walks with us always. He knows our name and our every need. Do you see him?

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