Arise Blog

Category: Spiritual Growth

  • 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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  • Such A Time As This

    Often we believe if we’re not climbing mountains, traveling the world, or working a high-level job then we can’t make a difference. But that wasn't true for the biblical heroine Esther and it isn't true for you either.

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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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  • Close to the Brokenhearted

    Are you feeling brokenhearted? Do your circumstances overwhelm you, causing you to dig deep to even breathe? Are you emotionally distressed? Where should we turn when we’re crushed and downtrodden?

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  • 6 Steps When You Find Yourself Suddenly Single (divorced)

    As is true with any healing process, there’s always a beginning point. For some, the following suggestions may seem elementary. But if you’re suddenly single and in a crisis mode, these ideas won’t seem basic at all. In fact, they might appear as impossible tasks. Yet with God at the helm, the impossible becomes possible when we lean into Him.

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  • Be A Doer

    We make time for what is important to us. There are seasons in which we can become sluggish regarding our walk with Christ. It always happens when we stop pursuing Him and rely on yesterday’s faith to get us through. But how do we change that pattern?

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  • Goodbye 2019 – 20 Truths about the Past

    The last day of the year has always caused me to be rather nostalgic as I glance in my rearview mirror at the previous 364 days. While so many of us shun those regrets, disappointments, and tears, our past actually serves as one of our greatest life advantages.

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  • 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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  • Ten Things Every Single Mom Needs to Know During the Holidays

    Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, but often it's a struggle for single parents to be merry. So what’s a mom to do in finding balance? Reviewing these reminders from Pam Kanaly will help you to experience Christmas in a fresh light!

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