Arise Blog

Category: Personal Time

  • Keep Going

    Do you ever feel like all the emotions ever hit at once...usually around the holidays? You're not alone. There’s a sisterhood of women raising children by themselves that dreamed of something different this holiday season. If that is you, trust that your circumstance is not a surprise to God.

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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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  • Position Matters

    There are certain privileges we enjoy because of our position in life. Then why is it that we fail to be mindful of our position in Christ when trials and temptations come our way? How often do we let that slip from our consciousness and proceed through life as a victim or prey for the enemy to devour?

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  • Self Care Is Not Selfish

    If we don’t take responsibility for our own self-care, than we most likely will struggle taking care of everything else. The struggle shows up as weight gain, depression, stress, loss of energy, illness and more.

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  • Preparation Pays Off

    Have you ever prepared for something before it happens? The preparation probably didn't make it easier, but it equipped you to handle it better. Life is no different. When life’s challenges entangle us, preparation doesn't magically take the challenge away; it enables you to lift your eyes and behold the beauty of the One who rescues us.

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  • 15 Questions to Consider for a Jesus-Filled New Year

    The beginning of a new year is a great time to “consider our ways” and move toward significant positive changes for the best. Here are a few questions worth considering to keep you on that path. Post them somewhere so you can see them and make this a year of great spiritual growth!

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  • Treasure Hunting

    If you think the Old Testament is out of date and doesn't apply anymore, let us encourage you to reevaluate. Like repurposing an old antique, the Old Testament has the potential to transform your life. Read along to uncover some of the greatest treasures tucked between the pages.

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  • Feeling Unsettled?

    So where do we turn when the gusts of unsettledness come our way? And how can we hush its force when we find ourselves waking up at 3 a.m. and can’t go back to sleep? God's word has time-tested helps for us to fight off the enemy.

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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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  • 10 Stress Relievers for the Single Mom

    Stress. We all deal with it from time to time, but as a single mom you carry a double load. So what’s a stressed-out mom to do? We can take steps to relieve our edginess—one “bite” at a time. Read along as Pam Kanaly shares 10 ideas that may help you.

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