Arise Blog

Category: Life Lessons

  • Hold Your Horses

    When we are barreling full steam ahead in our own agenda, dreams, and wishes, do you think God ever says “hold your horses”? Are there people or situations you’ve prayed about for weeks, months, and years and you’re still waiting on an answer? Why must we always wait?

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  • I Have No Control

    As life swirls around us we so badly try to grasp for things of this world to help us "feel" like we're in control. But we have none, only our Creator knows all things. Our response to life should be to recognize that our only control is in how much we trust God and how we responded to the chaos.

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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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  • 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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  • Fear of the Unknown

    Fear is the deadliest of emotions. It gets to us on every level of our being because we feel so vulnerable. Fear can’t be reasoned with. But thankfully God has given us another way to ride through times of adversity like the one we’re in now.

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  • What Does It Look Like to Press On?

    So what does it look like to “keep on, keepin’ on”? It’s a choice. But how do we get there when it seems like our past outweighs it all? Rise up. God has more ahead of you than behind you.

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  • The Sting of Loneliness

    What is it you need this moment? Emotional ease, gusty courage, divine stamina because your fortitude has given way? Loneliness shows itself in a myriad of ways but do you know the one who will never leave you?

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  • Heart Attack

    Proverbs 4:23 “Above all else, guard your heart for everything you do flows from it.” Scripture teaches us to guard and protect our heart. Not just our physical heart that pumps blood through our bodies and keeps us alive, but our spiritual heart, the part of us that is created for intimacy with the Father.

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